add up to

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to total)
a. sumar
Your unpaid bills add up to a considerable amount.Sus facturas impagas suman una cantidad considerable.
b. ascender a
The cost of the three nights at the hotel add up to $ 1,000 plus taxes.El costo de las tres noches en el hotel asciende a $ 1,000 más impuestos.
2. (to amount to)
a. equivaler a
Reprehensible as they may be, his actions do not add up to embezzlement.Por criticables que sean, sus actos no equivalen a malversación.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She believes she is a key member of the team but, to be honest, her contributions don't add up to much.Cree que es una integrante clave del equipo pero, para ser honesta, sus aportes no son gran cosa.
The service, the views, the rooms - all add up to a great hotel.El servicio, las vistas, las habitaciones: todo hace que sea un hotel sensacional.
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add up to
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a.
it adds up to £126suma un total de 126 libras
it all adds up to an enjoyable day outtodo esto da como resultado una agradable excursión
it doesn't a up to muchno viene a ser gran cosa
add up to
intransitive verb
1 (Mat) sumar; ascender a
it adds up to 25 suma 25; asciende a 25
2 (mean) querer decir; venir a ser
what all this adds up to is ... lo que quiere decir or significa todo esto es que ...; it doesn't add up to much es poca cosa; no tiene gran importancia
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