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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    "does not quite add up." What does this phrase mean?

    I've just watched "Friends" 16 episode 5th season and there was the phrase "Something didn't quite add up there." I can't understand what does this phrase mean.

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2

    Re: "does not quite add up." What does this phrase mean?

    It doesn't make sense, it's unconvincing, unlikely to be true...

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    #3

    Re: "does not quite add up." What does this phrase mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It doesn't make sense, it's unconvincing, unlikely to be true...
    Thank you!

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    #4

    Re: "does not quite add up." What does this phrase mean?

    I think it means: failing to make you believe that something is true or real

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