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brick up

To cover an opening with bricks. The contractor is going to brick up the windows in this room before he starts working on the addition.
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brick something up

to fill up an opening with bricks. He bricked the doorway up. Why did he brick up the opening?
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brick up

v.
To fill or block an opening with a wall of bricks: The owners of the old factory bricked up the windows to keep animals and curious children out. The builders bricked the old doorway up and covered it with drywall.
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"Brick Up proves that the people of Liverpool love the theatre - as long as they are offered plays that are well written, well acted and, most importantly, that they can identify with."
"On a single day, we sold 1,700 tickets, on another we sold 1,200 and when you consider that on an average day we will sell around 300 to 400 tickets, that proves just how big Brick Up has been."
"And the thing that Brick Up has in common with those shows is that it is a Liverpool comedy for a Liverpool audience.
"But Brick Up has a pop back at them on our behalf and I think that's one of the things that people enjoy most about it.
But the runaway success of Brick Up has come at a price, as Nicky knows only too well.
On Saturday night, Brick Up's record breaking run came to an end, but with so many people still desperate to see it, are their any plans to bring it back?