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    Rebuild into

    Hi,

    I came across this problem on the internet:

    For 28 years, the stark cement blocks of the notorious Berlin Wall reminded Germans and travelers to Germany that they were on the front lines of the Cold War. As the western city rebuilt (fill in the blank) its cement cage, a traumatized population began to express their anger in paint.

    The answer is "rebuilt into". However, I do not understand the phrase "rebuilt into its cement cage".

    Could you enlighten me please?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Rebuild into

    Quote Originally Posted by Xiwi View Post
    Hi,

    I came across this problem on the internet:

    For 28 years, the stark cement blocks of the notorious Berlin Wall reminded Germans and travelers to Germany that they were on the front lines of the Cold War. As the western city rebuilt (fill in the blank) its cement cage, a traumatized population began to express their anger in paint.

    The answer is "rebuilt into". However, I do not understand the phrase "rebuilt into its cement cage".

    Could you enlighten me please?

    Thank you.
    Hello, welcome to the forums. Were you given any other options?

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    Re: Rebuild into

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Hello, welcome to the forums. Were you given any other options?
    I hope so. That one makes no sense to me.

    Rover

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    Re: Rebuild into

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Hello, welcome to the forums. Were you given any other options?
    Thank you and yes, the other options are:

    at
    down
    of
    out
    to
    up

    Here's the link to the exercise page:
    englishpage.com/prepositions/mixed_prepositions_19.htm

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    Re: Rebuild into

    Quote Originally Posted by Xiwi View Post
    Thank you and yes, the other options are:

    at
    down
    of
    out
    to
    up

    Here's the link to the exercise page:
    englishpage.com/prepositions/mixed_prepositions_19.htm
    None of them make any sense to me, I would put "inside".

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    Re: Rebuild into

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    None of them make any sense to me, I would put "inside".
    "Inside" makes perfect sense.

    Thank you for confirming my doubt.

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