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brick by brick

Definition of brick by brick in English:

A little bit at a time: he built IBM brick by brick from an agglomeration of small enterprises
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  • On 12 August, Ben Smith wrote a column in The Guardian in which he took the politician apart, brick by brick.
  • Propagandists exhorted the weary populace to rebuild the country, which they did, brick by brick, despite the harangues.
  • The solution is to undo the last 35 years, brick by brick.
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