Translation of "pile (sth) up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pile (sth) up

phrasal verb with pile uk /paɪl/ us /paɪl/ verb


to form a pile, or to put a lot of things into a pile



B2 (of something bad) to increase

Unpaid bills began to pile up alarmingly. 未支付的账单越积越多,数目惊人。
They piled up such a huge debt that they soon went bankrupt. 他们积欠的债务数额巨大,很快就破产了。

(Translation of “pile (sth) up” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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