Thesaurus / jerry build
other words for jerry build
- set up
- bring about
- fit together
- knock together
- put together
- put up
- throw together
- throw up
opposites of jerry build
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
They lived at first in a tent; no time to build a house, till the wheat and vegetables were planted.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Now is the time to build for the future, and to avoid paying too much attention to immediate profits.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The birds that build them swallow a certain kind of glutinous weed growing on the coral rocks.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Ki Pak's servants proceeded to build a fire in the centre of the yard and the cook made preparations for getting supper.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
To his astonishment, Lawrence recognized one of the guerrillas as Jerry Alcorn, his old time enemy.
Lawrence fired, but just as he did so Jerry's horse threw up his head and the ball struck him squarely between the eyes.
And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruits of them.
Lawrence returned the fire, and the ball struck Jerry's revolver and sent it spinning.
It took Jerry Alcorn but a moment to extricate himself from his horse, and as he half rose he fired at Lawrence, but missed.
But he would not, with his build and constitutional habit, last out here for one fortnight.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON