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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypile on
he/she/itpiles on
present participlepiling on
past tensepiled on
past participlepiled on
  1. to increase something by a large amount, or to do it a lot
    pile on the pressure:

    The U.N. is piling on the pressure and the two sides may both have to withdraw.

    a team that never fails to pile on the action

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