English version

add up to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadd up to something phrasal verbto produce a particular total or result Rising prison population and overcrowding add up to a real crisis. add→ See Verb table
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add up to These added up to a system you could understand and adjust to, whether or not you approved of it.The clutter doesn't add up to much.Just 200 extra calories each day add up to one-half pound of extra body fat each week.Factor in other magazines, fall catalogs choking the mailbox and spreads in local newspapers and it adds up to stylish overstimulation.
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Verb table
add
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyadd
he, she, itadds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyadded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave added
he, she, ithas added
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad added
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill add
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have added
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam adding
he, she, itis adding
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you, we, theyare adding
Past
I, he, she, itwas adding
you, we, theywere adding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been adding
he, she, ithas been adding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been adding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be adding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been adding
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