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3 English Phrasal Verbs With 'ADD'

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We have definitions for 3 phrasal verbs with 'ADD'

3 phrasal verbs with 'ADD'

Add on

  1. Include in a calculation
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: You have to ADD the VAT ON to the price they give.

Add up

  1. To make a mathematical total
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: We ADDED UP the bill to check it was correct.
  2. Be a satisfactory explanantion for something
    (Intransitive | International English)
    » Example: She explained why the work wasn't ready, but her story doesn't ADD UP.

Add up to

  1. Have a certain result
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: Trains delays are getting worse and with the high fares, it all ADDS UP TO misery for the commuters.
  2. Come to a certain amount or figure
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: The total costs ADD UP TO several million euros.

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