Engraving and stationery orders are given out in sub-contract.
Here he made his first bid for a sub-contract, and it was accepted.
I am driving these Buford cattle, you understand, on a sub-contract.
So too in the building trades, sub-contract is not always attended by "sweating."
"Sweating" is the system of sub-contract wherein the work is let out to contractors to be done ...