- 1 1.1 (put in in addition) this will add a touch of classesto le dará un toque extra de distinciónwe added our voices to the chorus of protestsumamos nuestras voces al coro de protestaswhen you add in travel costs …si le sumas or agregas los gastos de viaje …the west wing was added (on) laterel ala oeste fue añadida despuéswe were soaked, added to which, it was starting to snowestábamos empapados y por si esto fuera poco, empezaba a nevarExample sentences1.2 (say, write further) at least I think so, she added
—al menos eso creo —añadió or agregóthere's nothing to addno hay más que decirExample sentences
- Unlike bronze, additional material cannot be added to acrylic after it is cast.
- In 1904, he created Ovomaltine by adding ingredients like sugar, whey, and beet extract to his father's creation.
- Home-baking was banned years ago after warders found cannabis was being added to the cake ingredients.
- He added that the response of their neighbours to the event has been everything they could hope for.
- He added that the response to the signature campaign has been overwhelming so far.
- He added that the responsibility for the next year's budget now rests with the MPs and they are the ones to decide.
- 2 (Mathematics) add (on) 20súmale veinteadd the four numbers (together)suma los cuatro númerosto add something
tosomethingsumarle algo aalgoExample sentences
- Although the money from the Government is not a substantial amount, if everyone chips in the total can add up very nicely.
- As I was watching the money add up I realised I was having to invoke some serious self control.
- Migoto watched as the fish added up quickly, and then quickly turned, walking down the bank the opposite way of the men.
- 3also: added past participleher refusal caused us added problemssu negativa nos causó más or nuevos problemaswith added vitaminscon vitaminasnow with added tasteahora con más saborno added sugar/saltsin azúcar/salExample sentences
- Interest is added to the amount invested at maturity and the full investment amount is available for withdrawal.
- In some situations, the broker's fee is added to the actual amount of money that the person wants to borrow.
- The young owners have extended and restored the cottage, adding a conservatory to increase light in the kitchen and a large Velux window in the bathroom - perfect for stargazing
- He will entertain spectators and add a bit more quality to our batting.
- And each has been a solid contributor, adding much-needed depth.
- The decision to pay match fees to professionals has prompted him to give it another go, adding some much needed quality and experience to the side.
- (increase, extend)
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (Mathematics)
- 1.1 (Mathematics)
(confusion/difficulties)these little problems all just add to the fun
estos problemitas lo hacen más divertido
(numbers/sum)I can't get the accounts to add up
no consigo que me cuadren las cuentasit seems to add up differently every time
cada vez que lo sumo me da (un resultado) diferente1.2 (make sense) [colloquial]
(facts/story)now it adds up!
¡ahora se entiende!why would she lie? it just doesn't add up
¿por qué habría de mentir? ¡es que no tiene sentido!2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2.1 (Mathematics)
(figures/numbers)add up all your expenses
haz la cuenta de or suma todo lo que hayas gastado2.2 (consider as a whole)
tener en cuentawhen you add it all up …
si se tiene todo en cuenta …
sumar en total
sumar en total
(total)1.2 (amount to) it adds up to quite a lot of money
en total es or resulta una buena cantidad de dineroI wouldn't say it adds up to treachery
yo no creo que llegue a ser traiciónit all adds up to a wonderful show
todo ello hace que sea un magnífico espectáculoit doesn't add up to much
no es gran cosawhat their attitude adds up to is an unwillingness to help
lo que demuestra su actitud es que no quieren ayudar