Thesaurus / built-in
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I was an Innkeeper, who loved to carouse; J was a Joiner, and built up a house.
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
He hardly recognised himself, for, the foundations being shaken, all that was built upon them trembled too.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Civilisation is built up of the "heresies" of men who thought freely and spoke bravely.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
The boy lifted up his pet, and put him back in the pen that had been especially built for the little pig.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
WORDS RELATED TO BUILT-IN
- in the grain
- part and parcel
- running in the family
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