English version

roof something ↔ in/over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishroof something ↔ in/over phrasal verb British EnglishTBCto cover an open space by putting a roof over it We’re going to roof in the yard to make a garage. roof→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
roof in/overHowever, it is clear that he was not displaying a taxi roof sign.The best estimates are that Cairo has half a million roof dwellers.The siding was falling off, and the roof was caved in.There is no danger of the walls collapsing under the load of these roofs.The roof was in an appalling state and the supporting beams were rotten.Ice damming occurs when snow on a roof melts when in contact with warm shingles.Window eaves and roof gutters curve in organic efficiency rather than follow a mechanical right angle.We absolutely have to get them out of there and find a roof to put over their heads.
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Verb table
roof
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyroof
he, she, itroofs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyroofed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave roofed
he, she, ithas roofed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad roofed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill roof
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have roofed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam roofing
he, she, itis roofing
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you, we, theyare roofing
Past
I, he, she, itwas roofing
you, we, theywere roofing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been roofing
he, she, ithas been roofing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been roofing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be roofing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been roofing
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