make or construct sth by putting parts or material together
develop sth; establish
shape and size (of the human body)
"Leonardo studied the human body"
"he has a strong physique"
"the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
"this little pig made his house out of straw"
"Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
"Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"
"Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
"build a reputation"
"The government is building new schools in this state"
"build a modern nation"
"build a million-dollar business"
"These architects build in interesting and new styles"
"build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
"We worked up courage"
"build up confidence"
"ramp up security in the airports"
"Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
The difference in the build of ships now and heretofore.
出自： S. Pepys
A tall man, rather the build of Bernard Shaw.
出自： M. Muggeridge
It will not be difficult to build wardrobes in if you want them.
The wardrobe in the front bedroom has been built in.
The difficulties seem to be built in.
The open fields are now entirely built in.
He has built these scraps of metal into a very strange-looking sculpture.
These cupboards are built into the walls.
The difficulties are built into the work.
The rate of pay was built into her contract.
报酬写在她的合同书上。 build sb/sth into sb/sth
He has built his boys into men.
School has made the boy into a coward.
Can you make this dress into a skirt?
If we buy the disused church, we could make it into an attractive home.
Before bricks were invented, people built their houses of wood.
They built the house of bricks.
Houses in England are mostly built of brick or stone.
They built on a little room beside the house for the old lady.
We can build on an extension later if you want one.
The hospital is bigger now— they built a new wing on in 1977.
The annex has been built on to the main building.
他根据自己的调查研究作出结论。 build sth on〔upon〕 sth
We built the house on our own land.
My father built his business on years of hard work.
His argument is built upon facts.
Their confidence will be built upon this success.
他们将在这一成功的基础上建立起信心。 build on〔upon〕 sth
Don't build upon his promises.
All of us built upon his idea.
我们都指望他的主意。 build sth on〔upon〕 sth
Quite a lot of actors have built their careers on his plays.
Don't build your hopes on the chairman's promises.
Some nations built their hopes for peace on the talks between big nations.
The company built its hope upon the government's new policy.
We should not build too many hopes upon their assistance.
The farmland has been built over.
Traffic is building up along the road to the coast.
通往海边路上的车辆不断增加。 build sth ⇔ up
The US is continually building up its armed forces.
They built the wall up.
You must build up your strength after your illness.
They are building up their military forces.
He has built up a good business.
He has built up a good business over the years from a small beginning.
We must build up a reserve fund to meet emergencies.
To learn a language well you must build up a useful vocabulary.
Many a large and big business has been built up from small ones.
很多大企业都是从小规模发展起来的。 build sth ⇔ up
The school has been built up since last year.
从去年开始,这个学校盖满了房子。 build sb/sth ⇔ up
The movie company spent much money building up its new picture.
Don't build me up too much; I'm not really that talented.
He's building me up too much— I may disappoint him.
Their products were built up everywhere.