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pile1

Pronunciation: /paɪl/

noun/nombre

  • 3 (large building) [humorous/humorístico] mole (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Experts are at hand to advise you on how to put aside a little every month and invest it prudently, so that the little pile slowly grows into an appreciable amount within a few years.
    • Audiences around the world still get to their feet every night and the money pile continues to grow.
    • Are these questions to ask ourselves as the years pass, as the hostility grows, as the piles of dead mount on both sides?
    Example sentences
    • Walter Scott, in one of his rare moments of happy economy, summed up the city skyline as mixed and massive piles - half church of God, half castle against the Scot.
    • The house itself is a pile built when Pitlochry was the chicest spa venue in early Victorian Britain.
    • The McKittrick Hotel is a gothic pile, quite similar in appearance to the Bates home.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • amontonar, apilar, hacer* un montón or una pila con my desk was piled high with boxes había un montón or una pila enorme de cajas sobre mi escritorio he piled more rice onto his plate se sirvió otro montón de arroz we piled all the luggage on the back seat amontonamos todo el equipaje en el asiento trasero her hair was piled on top of her head llevaba el pelo recogido en alto

Phrasal verbs

pile in

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar]
1.1 (squeeze into space) meterse pile in, there's plenty of room métanse, hay mucho sitio 1.2 (begin activity) lanzarse* al ataque

pile into

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento [colloquial/familiar]
1.1 (squeeze into) meterse we all piled into the car nos metimos todos en el coche 1.2 (attack) arremeter contra police piled into the demonstrators la policía arremetió contra los manifestantes in her speech she piled into the feminists en su discurso arremetió contra las feministas she really piled into him! ¡se puso como una fiera con él! they all piled into the sandwiches todos se abalanzaron sobre los sandwiches 1.3 (crash into) [vehicle] estrellarse contra

pile on

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (add) we had to pile on more blankets tuvimos que ponerle ( or ponernos etc) más mantas encima she piled on the mayonnaise le puso un montón de mayonesa [colloquial/familiar] they keep piling on the work nos dan cada vez más trabajo 1.2 (exaggerate) [colloquial/familiar] [melodrama/indignation] exagerar he does pile it on se pasa de dramático, exagera mucho

pile out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] bajarse en tropel [colloquial/familiar]

pile out of

v + prep + adv
[colloquial/familiar] bajarse en tropel de [colloquial/familiar]

pile up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (accumulate) [mail/problems] amontonarse, acumularse 1.2 (crash) [cars] chocar* en cadena, hacer* carambola (Mexico/México) 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (form pile) [books/boxes] apilar, amontonar 2.2 (collect) [fortune] amasar; [sum] juntar, reunir* they piled up huge debts se llenaron de deudas

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Pronunciation: /paɪl/

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