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Question with the verb Add Up

1 example:

Outlook Now that George Osborne has finished throwing his confetti of numbers down the aisle of the House of Commons in an attempt to prolong his marriage with a weary nation’s finances, it’s time to ask an important question: do they add up?
(The Independent - Business, )

Sentences with the verb Add Up

3 examples:

Write a page a day. It will add up.
(Herman Wouk)

They don't have to add up.
(The Denver Post - News, )

I find that's far more likely to happen when I'm patronizing local independent businesses, plus I also find independent merchants usually beat the chains or the online mega retailers when you add up the key factors.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Negative sentences with the verb Add Up

31 examples:

That doesn't add up.

Something doesn't add up.

These figures don't add up.

There were points in her testimony that didn't add up.

Ballmer's math just doesn't add up.
(ZDNet US, )

My Week Something doesn't add up in the energy industry.
(The Independent - Business, )

Ben Carson pitched a tax plan with numbers that didn't add up.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The financial figures bandied about by most City Halls don't add up.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

And what he has seen from Juergen Klinsmann's national team lately doesn't add up.
(Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

Story didn't add up, police say, as they pursue felony charge of filing false report.
(USA Today - National, )

Details about Russell Charles Taylor, jailed on federal child porn charges, don't add up.
(USA Today - National, )

They say they're helping dying children and wounded veterans, but the numbers don't add up.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Yahoo just doesn't add up - literally. Math says the company is worth more dead than alive.
(USA Today - Money, )

Something didn't add up Sunday following the Buccaneers' -17 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
(UPI - News, )

I previously wondered how the show might find a way to adapt to Martin’s pace, but the math just didn't add up.
(Forbes - Technology, )

"Something does not add up" about Fernando Alonso's crash in Barcelona, says former McLaren driver David Coulthard.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

SAM CUNNINGHAM IN RIO: When Jason Kenny does the maths, catching Sir Chris Hoy’s record gold medal tally does not add up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Winter Olympics is a matter of days away but whether you are using an abacus or calculator the numbers just don't add up.
(CNN - World Sport, )

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said investigators thought things didn't add up after a cop fatally shot a man in the back.
(NBC News, )

But in at least one case, the numbers didn't add up for hundreds of thousands of customers - and that cost depositors millions of dollars.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Tony Abbott says Labor's promises don't add up, as Bill Shorten stands by his offer of a bipartisan deal on a 25 per cent corporate tax rate.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

An independent investigation makes convincing arguments the government's story of what happened to 43 missing Mexican students does not add up.
(NBC News, )

During the months-long investigation of a case involving Chris "Birdman" Andersen, there was always one number that didn't add up:
(The Denver Post - News, )

To many of those who know the suspect in the killing of his high school math teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts, the accusation just doesn't add up.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

For decades, the orbit of the Solar System's innermost planet didn't add up. 100 years ago today, Einstein's greatest achievement saved everything.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A new row has broken out inside the Coalition over education, with a Conservative think tank claiming that Nick Clegg’s spending plans do not add up.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

As much as Paul McGinley loves a stat, numbers are of limited use in choosing a wild card for the Ryder Cup since, for the most part, they do not add up.
(The Independent - Sport, )

It's impossible to comment on the specifics of what the GOP candidates said about the budget because they mentioned few specifics and those they did mention made little sense and don't add up.
(Forbes - Business, )

When Darryl Rondeau and his girlfriend came to Claresholm, Alta., saying they lost everything in the Fort McMurray fire, they were welcomed with open arms — then police noticed their story didn't add up.
(Mack Lamoureux in CBC News - Canada, )

As the Oscar Pistorius murder trial begins an adjournment until 5 May, we look at the key evidence presented by Pistorius and the prosecution so far – and how the different versions of events don't add up.
(The Independent - People, )

President Obama calls possibility of a rigged election 'ridiculous' Aug. 6:03 p.m. Obama said Donald Trump's claim that the general election could be rigged doesn't add up.President Obama: Donald Trump's claim that the election could be rigged "doesn't make any sense"Trump repeats false...
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )


7 examples:

Does right-to-buy extension add up?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

What happens when business costs add up?
(CNBC, )

Does extension of "right to buy" scheme add up?
(BBC News - Business, )

Labour bares its teeth on the NHS - but do the plans add up?
(BBC News - Health, )

UKIP claims "a political earthquake" happened in the recent elections but do the numbers really add up?
(BBC News - Politics, )

For a six-year-old firm that has never turned a profit, the $50 billion dollar question remains: Do the numbers add up?
(CNBC, )

Oxfam claims that the richest 1% of the world's population now has as much wealth as the rest of the world combined - but do those figures add up?
(BBC News - World News, )

Other sentences

70 examples:

Add up these figures.

Please add up the bill.

Please add up the numbers.

Add up this list of figures.

Add up this column of figures.

He isn't smart enough to add up numbers in his head.

Add up your pennies, and buy a hen.
(Polish proverb)

That can add up pretty quick.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Marathon expenses can add up.
(The New York Times - Health, )

The cost can quickly add up though.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

It's an equation that doesn't seem to add up.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Hanging on to a few extra dollars can really add up.
(Megan Griffith-Greene / Marketplace in CBC News - Business, )

We list the top ones and show how quickly they add up.
(NBC Today, )

Alberta's jobs numbers this year don't seem to add up.
(Tracy Johnson in CBC News - Business, )

Like a slow leak, these money-wasters add up over time.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Fees add up quickly in the investment management business.
(USA Today - Money, )

Only when both add up, do the birds take defensive action.
(Science Daily - News, )

Rosy forecasts have helped George Osborne’s budget numbers add up.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

From campus events to nightly pizza runs, unforeseen school costs can add up.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

See how they might add up for you with the Journal’s interactive calculator.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

And add up the numbers did – at least in terms of Gruber’s consulting fees.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Add up the gear, training and life insurance costs, and you might be surprised.
(USA Today - Money, )

When enough raindrops fall over land instead of the ocean, they begin to add up.
(Science Daily - News, )

Aetna will have to work hard on costs to make its $37 billion Humana deal add up.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

As costs for computer breach add up, Target is forced to lower its profit forecast.
(USA Today - Money, )

New math on Wall Street: stock gains will add up when you subtract geopolitical risks.
(USA Today - Money, )

Add up the world’s cats, dogs, pigs and cows and there would still be more chickens.
(The Independent - World News, )

The savings can certainly add up. Interest and penalties can even exceed the tax owed.
(Fox News - U.S., )

But those minor irritations can all add up, says relationships expert Andrew G Marshall.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Manchester United are the only club with the potential to make Messi’s numbers add up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Everyone makes mistakes with money — it's part of life. But little missteps can add up.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Clarke believes many of his rivals won’t be able to make their sums add up by Christmas.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The BBC's Mariko Oi shares her experiences of how the costs of giving birth in Singapore add up.
(BBC News - World News, )

When you’re buying $80 million of art, New York’s 8.875% sales and use tax can really add up.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Jose Mourinho launched a robust defence of his record against Pep Guardiola — but it just didn’t add up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

What doesn’t add up is the way English cricket continues to underestimate the worth of genuine fast bowling.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Add up all those little chunks of time you spend in a phone or tablet app and it now approaches two full days.
(ZDNet US, )

Everton defender Sylvain Distin insists their European dream will remain alive until the numbers no longer add up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

But all those subscriptions and micropayments can add up quickly and be death by a thousand downloads, Nisha Patel writes.
(Nisha Patel in CBC News - Business, )

Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Plenty of sporting events claim to be the third biggest behind the Olympics and World Cup, but the figures don't always add up.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

You may not think twice about $5 here or $10 there, but habitual small costs add up—like these $ leaks often disguised as deals.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The most rewarded series at the Emmy Awards were also the ones that penalize viewers with costs that add up and count many of them out.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

That price tag seems steep, but it works out at under $0.40 per GB. It's just that those GB really add up when we're talking about a 4TB drive.
(ZDNet US, )

Given his academic background, you can rest assured that the numbers involved in Duncan Watmore's new Sunderland contract will certainly add up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Add up the price of turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberries and pumpkin pie, and Thanksgiving dinner will cost consumers more this year — but not by much.
(Tiffany Hsu in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Add up all the yards from which Sebastian Fernandez has scored his three MLS goals this season and it nearly totals the length of the pitch at BC Place.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The public will have to go on a £360bn borrowing binge to make George Osborne’s deficit reduction plans add up, an analysis by The Independent has found.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The amounts may be small, but they really add up over the course of a year, so we like to make sure we’re taking advantage of tax savings for those donations.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Counselling service Relate says the stress and expense of trying to have a perfect Christmas can ‘add up and become this big pressure cooker that just explodes’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Robert Peston looks at Labour's "triple lock of responsibility", announced by Ed Miliband at Labour's manifesto launch on Monday, and asks whether the numbers add up.
(BBC News - Business, )

Samsung tablets have edged out iPads for the first time in JD Power's biannual customer-satisfaction survey, although some observers say the results don't quite add up.
(CNN - World Business, )

From the beginning, the details of the shooting deaths of Uwe Rushing and his 13-year-old son, Stefan, in their Lawton, Oklahoma, home did not seem to add up, police said.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

So, to get the total energy required, you and a team of friends strap energy meters to your bikes and ride the route in a relay, then add up your individual energy inputs.
(Science Daily - News, )

If you are only just making ends meet, you might think you can’t afford to save, but it’s surprising how you can find small amounts here and there and they soon add up.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

New figures showed that the proportion of women who look after their children at home has fallen to an all-time low — and something just doesn’t add up, writes SARAH VINE.
(Daily Mail - News, )

As “creeping consolidation” deals add up — a hospital here, a doctors’ office there — they raise questions on where antitrust officials should focus their attention.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The numbers don’t add up, and the problem of not having enough cybersecurity workers will not be solved in the short term by ramping up four year degree programs in cybersecurity.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Bath have been a top-four side all season and top three for most of it, but the first 21 rounds of Premiership rugby count for precious little if the sums fail to add up after round 22.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Fitness First has released the infographic - just in time for Christmas - showing how to work off the calories that add up during the festive season, from mince pies to that leftover turkey sandwich.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

With big deposits still hard to acquire, couples who bought small, first properties a few years ago may find that Help to Buy is the only way to make the sums add up and get the bigger home they need.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

On Thursday, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will shake hands and begin a journey walking fairways together that will hopefully add up in a decade’s time to a rivalry that has come to define the sport..
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

B.C.’s Transportation Minister Todd Stone is sending Metro Vancouver mayors back to the drawing board, saying their proposed funding assumptions in a 10-year investment plan for transit funding don’t add up.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

From guidance about medical expenses to hair care to gym memberships to home repairs, hear what our experts had to say:At the doctor: Add up co-pays, medical tests and prescriptions, and medical expenses can be overwhelming.
(NBC Today, )

Budgets are supposed to add up but the financial plan presented to Canadians on March 22 simply does not and — at the very least — leaves the impression that Ottawa may be holding back some uncomfortable fiscal realities.
(Neil Macdonald in CBC News - Politics, )

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Thursday urged more transparency in the debit card system used to electronically disburse college students' financial aid, and said that transaction fees for the cards quickly add up.
(Ricardo Lopez in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

After decades of laboring under other theories that never seemed to add up, biologists have concluded that menopause is actually an unintended outcome of natural selection generated by men's historical preference for younger mates.
(Science Daily - News, )

Donald Trump scaled back his grandiose plan for tax cuts while proposing more benefits for lower-income households in a speech Thursday, but experts say the numbers in his newly revised economic growth blueprint still don’t add up.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Spotify might pay peanuts for each song play, but they certainly all add up for Calvin Harris, who has generated £4m in royalties after becoming the first British artist to clock up more than one billion streams on the music platform.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Between studio space, instruments, various microphones and plugins, and programs that add effects to your voice and mix and master your track, it can all add up pretty quickly...and that’s assuming you can do it all yourself and don’t have to hire anyone to help.
(Forbes - Technology, )

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