Phrasal Verbs Using 'Add'
Include in a calculation
Example:You have to ADD the VAT ON to the price they give.
To make a mathematical total
Example:We ADDED UP the bill to check it was correct.
Be a satisfactory explanantion for something
Example:She explained why the work wasn't ready, but her story doesn't ADD UP.
Have a certain result
Example:Trains delays are getting worse and with the high fares, it all ADDS UP TO misery for the commuters.
Come to a certain amount or figure
Example:The total costs ADD UP TO several million euros.