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Idioms for add
- to make the desired, expected, or correct total: These figures don't add up right.
- to seem reasonable or consistent; be in harmony or accord: Some aspects of the story didn't add up.
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Our bigger business and value add is to bring clinicians in from outside the region, maybe across state lines.A depleted workforce and no end in sight: An inside look at America’s ailing health care industry|Erika Fry|December 8, 2020|Fortune
Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.
Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.
He added: “People say he deserves his day in court… Do we have enough time?”Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The FBI has also been searching its records for any information that could assist the French investigation, a spokesperson added.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Lockheed Martin has a long history of misrepresenting facts,” Wheeler added.
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
In 1763 the chapel was enlarged, and at the same time a little more land was added to the graveyard.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The America that they annexed to Europe was merely a new domain added to a world already old.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Ten or twelve added years had slipped by, and it did not seem human that she should continue to feel bitterly toward me.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
And now there was added to this devotion an element of indefinable anxiety which made its vigilance unceasing.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson