heap on meaning

  "heap on" in a sentence
heap on
! Heap upon is more formal than heap on, and is mostly used in writing.
heap sth on sb/sthheap sth upon sb/sth if you heap praise, blame etc on someone or something, you praise or blame them a lot:
The newspapers heaped praise on the police for their part in the investigation.
Their political opponents heaped scorn on their policies.
SIMILAR TO: lavish on

Examples

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  1. he let go his hold of her and she fell in a heap on the floor, sobbing bitterly.
  2. his books lay in a heap on the floor of the living room
  3. the books lay in a heap on the floor
  4. "i've been always used to horses, " said tom, " mr . shelby raised heaps on'em"
  5. heap on wood, kindle the fire, consume the flesh, and spice it well, and let the bones be burned

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