build up (1)
Meaning: to work at something and make it get stronger or biggerSynonym: develop
- build up sth My son's going to the gym to build up his muscles. He wants to look good on the beach this summer.
- build sth up Our market share has increased a lot over the last year, and you've all done your part to help build it up.
- be building up I'm saving as much as I can, and my bank account is building up nicely.
Our company started off as a small business, and we've built it up over the years and now it's