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roof sth in/over

verb [T often passive] uk phrasal verb with roof   /ruːf/ us  
to put a roof over a place or area: The council has decided to roof over the open-air swimming pool.
Translations of “roof sth in/over”
in Chinese (Traditional) 加頂於, 給…裝蓋頂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加顶于, 给…装盖顶…
(Definition of roof sth in/over from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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