build up (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb build up (2).
Meaning: to gradually increase
- build up Fatty foods make fat deposits build up in the arteries, and it's these fat deposits that cause heart attacks.
- build up His anger slowly built up over time, until one day he snapped and shot someone because they'd cut him off in traffic.
Tooth decay occurs when plaque builds up on the surface of our teeth because we
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Contributor: Matt Errey