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Topic: MOTOR VEHICLES


total

3 verb
     
total3 past tense and past participle totalled, present participle totalling British English, past tense and past participle totaled, present participle totaling American English
1 [linking verb, transitive]BF to reach a particular total:
The group had losses totalling $3 million this year.
2 [transitive] informal especially American EnglishTTC to damage a car so badly that it cannot be repaired:
Chuck totaled his dad's new Toyota.

total something ↔ up

phrasal verb
to find the total number or total amount of something by adding:
At the end of the game, total up everyone's score to see who has won.
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