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English definition of “pile (sth) up”

pile (sth) up

verb uk phrasal verb with pile   /paɪl/ us  

(FORM A PILE)

to form a pile, or to put a lot of things into a pilePlacing and positioning an object

(INCREASE)

B2 (of something bad) to increase: Unpaid bills began to pile up alarmingly. They piled up such a huge debt that they soon went bankrupt.Increasing and intensifying
(Definition of pile (sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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