Bedeutung von “sum (something/someone) up” im Essential American English Dictionary

sum (something/someone) up

phrasal verb with sum verb present participle summing, past tense and past participle summed

to describe briefly the most important facts or details of something:

The situation can be summed up as unacceptable.

(Definition von “sum (something/someone) up” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)