Meaning of BRICK in English

BRICK

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ red

a house of red ~

▪ adobe , clay , concrete , glass , mud

▪ house ( BrE )

VERB + BRICK

▪ lay

Chuck decided to lay the ~s himself.

▪ use

We rebuilt the fireplace using salvaged ~s.

▪ hurl ( esp. BrE ), throw

BRICK + NOUN

▪ wall

▪ building , house , structure

▪ facade

▪ works (usually brickworks )

He got a job at the local brickworks.

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~ , of ~

houses of ~

PHRASES

▪ ~ by ~

They moved the whole house, ~ by ~.

▪ ~s and mortar ( figurative )

to invest in ~s and mortar

▪ a course of ~s

They put an extra course of ~s around the pool.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .