pile (sth) up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pile (sth) up

phrasal verb with pile uk   us   /paɪl/ verb


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


B2 (of something ​bad) to ​increase: Unpaid ​billsbegan to ​pile up ​alarmingly. They ​piled up such a ​hugedebt that they ​soon went ​bankrupt.
(Definition of pile (sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pile (sth) up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 堆积, 成为一堆, 把…堆积起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堆積, 成為一堆, 把…堆積起來…
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