Phrasal Verbs Using 'Add'

Add on

Include in a calculation

Example:You have to ADD the VAT ON to the price they give.

Add up

To make a mathematical total

Example:We ADDED UP the bill to check it was correct.

Add up

Be a satisfactory explanantion for something

Example:She explained why the work wasn't ready, but her story doesn't ADD UP.

Add up to

Have a certain result

Example:Trains delays are getting worse and with the high fares, it all ADDS UP TO misery for the commuters.

Add up to

Come to a certain amount or figure

Example:The total costs ADD UP TO several million euros.