add up

Definition

phrasal verb
  1. to put several figures together to make a total
    ExampleHe made a mistake in adding up the column of figures.
    Usage
    the figures do not add up
    the total given is not correct
  2. to make sense
    ExampleThe complaints in the letter just do not add up.

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