|Build construct cut down disappear establish knock down open plant replace|
- The forest disappeared because the trees were cut down.
- A new building was constructed which replaced the supermarket.
- The cottages were knocked down and skyscrapers were built.
- A small shop was opened where the cottages used to be.
- A university was established on the site 1 close to the new supermarket.
- Trees were planted in the field next to the university.
Some more verbs:
to be demolished, to be erased, to be knocked down, to be cleared, to be destroyed, to be pulled down to be put up, to be constructed, to be built
The cottages were demolished to make room for a new factory
to be chopped, to be cut down, to be cleared, to make way for, to make room for, to be planted
The trees were chopped down to make way for new factory.