Build In/Into

Build In/Into

Infinitive: Build In
Present Tense: Build In/ Builds In
-ing Form: Building In
Past Tense: Built In
Past Participle: Built In
It is a separable phrasal verb that can
be used in one way
  1. 1

    To add a fixture or component to a certain area or place through construction.

    People now build a security system into their homes for maximum protection.
    I would love to have a vanity built in my bathroom.

Build In/Into
  1. Most new cars have a GPS system already _____ ____ them.
  2. We can ______ a fountain ____ the backyard and plant a garden around it.
  3. Jeremy's wife had some extra shelves _____ ___ the garage for his birthday. Now, he has a place to keep all his toys.
  4. The company _____ a fiber optic network ______ their system, and they use nothing but the best gadgets in the industry.
  5. Michael learned how to ______ a fire pit _____ a patio by watching home renovation shows on television.

Listen for the phrasal verb Build In in the video clip from the movie Back to the Future

  1. Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. ... Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?

    Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you're gonna _____ a time machine ____ a car, why not do it with some style? Besides, the stainless steel construction... look out!

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

  • Most new cars have a GPS system already built into them.
    We can build a fountain into the backyard and plant a garden around it.
    Jeremy’s wife had some extra shelves built into the garage for his birthday. Now, he has a place to keep all his toys.
    The company built a fiber optic network into their system, and they use nothing but the best gadgets in the industry.
    Michael learned how to build a fire pit into a patio by watching home renovation shows on television.

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