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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 pile

(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.
Translations of “pile (sth) up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 堆積, 成為一堆, 把…堆積起來…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堆积, 成为一堆, 把…堆积起来…
(Definition of pile (sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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