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add up

Translation of add up in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 (Mathematics)
    (numbers/sum)
    I can't get the accounts to add up
    no consigo que me cuadren las cuentas
    it seems to add up differently every time
    cada vez que lo sumo me da (un resultado) diferente
    1.2 (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 gastado
    2.2 (consider as a whole)
    tener en cuenta
    when you add it all up …
    si se tiene todo en cuenta …
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