Brick up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To brick up something (or brick something up) is to fill a space (e.g. a window, doorway or fireplace) with bricks.

Also wall up.

Examples of use:

1. The windows were bricked up in 2002.

2. We going to brick up our fireplace and buy an electric heater.

3. The workmen are bricking up the windows and doors on the old house to stop squatters getting in.

4. We bricked up the small window in the kitchen and put a wall cupboard there.

infinitive brick up
present simple brick up and bricks up
-ing form bricking up
past simple bricked up
past participle bricked up

Can you write a sentence using this phrasal verb?

Have you seen a building with a bricked up window or door?

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