- 1.1 (quantity) cantidad (feminine) any amount of sth grandes cantidades de algo no amount of sth no amount of arguing will change their opinions por más que discutamos no van a cambiar de opinión I spent a huge amount of time on the project invertí muchísimo tiempo en el proyecto to increase/reduce the amount of current/heat subir/bajar la corriente/temperaturaMore example sentences1.2 (sum of money) cantidad (f), suma (f) add the two amounts together sume las dos cantidades the full o total amount was over $10,000 el (importe) total ascendía a más de $10.000
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- Well, if the universe is flat, this tells us something about the total amount of mass and energy in it.
- The first period totalled up a paltry amount of three genuine opportunities.
- If it is prolonged and performance is affected, this will affect the total amount of coverage we get.
- The government had set aside significant amounts of money to rebuild the city, but inflation meant that this was still not enough.
- Drivers contribute huge amounts of money to the government through road tax, tax on car sales, and we all know about fuel duty.
- In recent elections soft money has become a way for wealthy individuals to contribute large amounts of money to the political parties.
amount toverb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
- 1.1 (add up to) [bill/debt/assets] ascender* a our debts amount to over $1 million nuestras deudas ascienden a más de 1 millón de dólares my savings amount to very little mis ahorros son muy modestos not to amount to anything/much she'll never amount to anything nunca llegará a nada what he said didn't amount to much no dijo gran cosa 1.2 (be equivalent to) it amounts to stealing viene a ser lo mismo que robar, equivale a robar it all amounts to the same thing viene a ser lo mismo her silence amounted to an admission of guilt su silencio era prácticamente una admisión de culpabilidad what it amounts to is that we have to … lo que significa or quiere decir es que tendremos que … he doesn't love her, that's what it amounts to no la quiere, eso es lo que pasa
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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.