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    is asking a great deal of a contractor

    The general contractor could have recognized the problem and addressed it during bidding, but that is asking a great deal of a contractor
    during the short time he has to bid a project.

    Could anyone please semplify the above sentence for me? I'm in trouble with the underlined words. Does this sentence means that It's such a big deal to expect a contractor to verify the project during the short time of bidding?

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    Re: is asking a great deal of a contractor

    Quote Originally Posted by Sepmre View Post
    The general contractor could have recognized the problem and addressed it during bidding, but that is asking a great deal of a contractor
    during the short time he has to bid a project.

    Could anyone please semplify the above sentence for me? I'm in trouble with the underlined words. Does this sentence means that It's such a big deal to expect a contractor to verify the project during the short time of bidding?

    Thanks.
    More or less. It means that it is too much to expect a contractor to notice every possible problem in the short time allowed for bidding.

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