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  • 181Build a Levee — was the second and last single from Natalie Merchant s album Motherland . The single featured famous gospel singer Mavis Staples. The ending of the song was cut for the single (the single remix). There was no music video made for this single …

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  • 182build sth to order — build/make sth to order ► COMMERCE, PRODUCTION to make something for a specific customer, rather than making something in large numbers: »All our furniture is made to order. Main Entry: ↑order …

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  • 183build/make sth to order — ► COMMERCE, PRODUCTION to make something for a specific customer, rather than making something in large numbers: »All our furniture is made to order. Main Entry: ↑order …

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  • 184build something into something — build (something) into (something) to make a feature part of the design of something. We have built new data security into the software design. The schedule has a lot of free time built into it …

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  • 185build something into — build (something) into (something) to make a feature part of the design of something. We have built new data security into the software design. The schedule has a lot of free time built into it …

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  • 186build into something — build (something) into (something) to make a feature part of the design of something. We have built new data security into the software design. The schedule has a lot of free time built into it …

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  • 187build into — build (something) into (something) to make a feature part of the design of something. We have built new data security into the software design. The schedule has a lot of free time built into it …

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  • 188build on something — build on (something) to add another thing to something that already exists. In his new book he builds on his own discoveries, and he builds on current theory. The president is building upon the extraordinary commitment to volunteerism Americans… …

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  • 189build up a head of steam — build/get/work up a head of steam to get enough energy, support, or enthusiasm to do something effectively. In the last three months the campaign has built up a good head of steam …

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  • 190build something in — build something into emergency procedures must be built into every plan Syn: incorporate in/into, include in, absorb into, subsume into, assimilate into …

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  • 191build-down — ☆ build down [bild′doun΄ ] n. Informal a gradual decrease in nuclear weapons, armed forces, etc., esp. by an agreement in which a smaller number of newer weapons would replace older ones …

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  • 192build a sconce — To run up a debt (eg in a tavern) and have to keep away • • • Main Entry: ↑sconce …

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  • 193build castles in the air — phrase to have hopes and dreams that are unlikely to become real Thesaurus: to hopesynonym to imagine, or to use your imaginationsynonym Main entry: castle …

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  • 194build|a|ble — «BIHL duh buhl», adjective. 1. that can be built: »a buildable spacecraft. 2. that can be built on: »a buildable site …

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  • 195build|er's knot — «BIHL duhrz», = clove hitch. (Cf. ↑clove hitch) …

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  • 196build|er-up|per — «IHL duhr UHP uhr», noun. Informal. a person or thing that builds up; developer; promoter …

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  • 197build|ing — «BIHL dihng», noun. 1. a thing built. Barns, factories, stores, houses, and hotels are all buildings. »All great buildings, after all, express an idea and…the Palace of Westminster is undeniably a great building (Manchester Guardian Weekly). 2.… …

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  • 198(build) castles in the air — (build) castles in the ˈair idiom (BrE) (to have) plans or dreams that are not likely to happen or come true • As a child he would wander round the boatyards, building castles in the air about owning a boat one day. Main entry: ↑castleidiom …

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  • 199build something around something — ˌbuild sth aˈround sth derived usually passive to create sth, using sth else as a basis • The story is built around a group of high school dropouts. Main entry: ↑buildderived …

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  • 200build something on something — ˈbuild sth on sth derived usually passive to base sth on sth • an argument built on sound logic Main entry: ↑buildderived …

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