1. (quantity) 
A large amount of food is thrown away each day.Gran cantidad de comida acaba en la basura a diario.
2. (sum of money) 
I want to know the amount without taxes.Quiero saber la cantidad sin impuestos.
b. la suma (F) 
The amount reaches $200.La suma asciende a $200.
We have received a bill for the amount of $750.Hemos recibido una factura por un importe de $750.
intransitive verb
3. (to add up to; used with "to") 
Losses amounted to millions of dollars.Las pérdidas ascendían a millones de dólares.
4. (to be equivalent to; used with "to") 
That amounts to a refusal.Eso equivale a una negativa.
What this amounts to is that you'll have to wait and see.Lo que significa es que tendrás que esperar a ver qué pasa.
5. (to be worth; used with "to") 
a. llegar a 
She'll never amount to much.Nunca llegará a ser gran cosa.
1. (general) 
a. la cantidad (F) 
a certain amount of discomfortuna cierta incomodidad
no amount of money could persuade her to do itno lo haría ni por todo el oro del mundo
amount [əˈmaʊnt]
1 (quantity) cantidad (f)
a huge amount of rice una cantidad enorme de arroz; there is quite an amount left queda bastante
any amount of cualquier cantidad de
I have any amount of time tengo mucho tiempo; we have had any amount of trouble hemos tenido un sinnúmero de problemas
no amount of arguing will help es totalmente inútil discutir
in small amounts en pequeñas cantidades
the total amount el total; la cantidad total
2 (sum of money) cantidad (f); suma (f)
a large amount of money una gran cantidad or suma de dinero
3 (total value) valor (m)
a bill for the amount of una cuenta por importe or valor de
check in the amount of 50 dollars (US) cheque (m) por valor de 50 dólares
to the amount of por valor de
Individual life and casualty policies to the amount of $100,000 each In that four-month period she managed to borrow money to the amount of $600
debts to the amount of £100 deudas (f) por valor de 100 libras
Phrases with "amount"
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small amount
la pequeña cantidad
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