English version

piece something ↔ together

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpiece something ↔ together phrasal verb1 UNDERSTANDto use all the information you have about a situation in order to discover the truth about it Police are trying to piece together his movements before the murder. Her early life has been pieced together from several different sources.2 COMPLETEto put all the separate parts of an object into the correct order or position He slowly pieced together the torn fragments of a letter. piece→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
piece togetherBut little by little he would piece it all together.Mariscotti was intrigued and as there are no government archives he had to piece the story together.Urich has always been a likable actor, and he is sympathetic as a man trying to piece his life together.We have the responsibility to put a piece of art together.By their third lesson he could strip the barrel and put the pieces back together again faster than the instructor.When you add vinegar to milk, the small solid pieces clump together and form larger solid pieces.You just have to wait and catch your moment or piece things together as best you can.Once play resumed, Steeg had the task of putting the pieces back together in a short time.
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Verb table
piece
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypiece
he, she, itpieces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypieced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pieced
he, she, ithas pieced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pieced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill piece
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pieced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam piecing
he, she, itis piecing
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you, we, theyare piecing
Past
I, he, she, itwas piecing
you, we, theywere piecing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been piecing
he, she, ithas been piecing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been piecing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be piecing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been piecing
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