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verb wall pronunciation in British English /wɔːl/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewalling
past tensewalled
past participlewalled
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phrasal verbs

wall in

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywall in
he/she/itwalls in
present participlewalling in
past tensewalled in
past participlewalled in
to surround something with a wall

Next year we plan to wall in the garden.

wall off

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywall off
he/she/itwalls off
present participlewalling off
past tensewalled off
past participlewalled off

wall up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywall up
he/she/itwalls up
present participlewalling up
past tensewalled up
past participlewalled up
  1. 1
    to permanently close the doors and windows of a room or house, for example with bricks or wooden boards

    Most of the old building’s windows have been walled up.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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