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do your sums

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo your sumsdo your sumsBritish English informalCOUNT/CALCULATE to calculate whether you have enough money to do something Do your sums first before you decide how much to spend. sum
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do your sumsWe can accumulate the figures and we can all do our sums.I did my sums and I knew I could pay him.You will have to do your sums.
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