Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

brick by brick

brick by brick
1) do something in a steady, continuous manner
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    • build a business brick by brick
  • Analysis
    To do something brick by brick means to do something bit by bit piece by piece in a continuous steady manner or process. usually used in relation to creating or destroying something.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Charlene built her business brick by brick from nothing to one of the largest retailers on the high street.
    2. As part of our modernization process, the IT team have been dismantling the old, outdated computer system brick by brick.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. My grandfather built this house brick by brick back in the 40s.
    2. A collection is something you assemble brick by brick rather than buying lots of things all at once.
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