Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

bouwen in English:

1. to build to build


It takes a lot of time to build a house.
There are no trees to build canoes.

2. construct construct


We'll have to construct a new factory.
There are even driving schools constructed on top of buildings.
We used up all the building blocks to construct this multi-level garage.
The company finished constructing the bridge in record time.
constructing flat-pack furniture
It is duck soup for a carpenter to construct a chicken coop for his son.
In order to learn from mistakes, we construct a "no blame" system.
Take my hand. The two of us are going to construct a utopia.

English word "bouwen"(construct) occurs in sets:

4 mavo strange buildings 2