English version

be built of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe built of somethingbe built of somethingBUILDto be made using particular materials The church was built of brick. build
Examples from the Corpus
be built of somethingIts sister mission in Tumacacori was built of adobe and has crumbled under the weight of the years.The church was built of brick and chicken wire.Many of the houses are built of brick.The evidence suggests that almost all the village houses in earlier days were built of dried mud with thatched roofs.The colossal church in southern Charlotte is built of glass and steel spires, rising above its stone front.It made a sound like he was built of hollow wood.Everything seems to be built of mirrors - what on earth has happened to brick?Gley's chambers were built of one of the new metals created through the exigencies of war.Very few of the stations on what was built of the Cape to Cairo railway were anything more than small wayside halts.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.