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sum (sth/sb) up

phrasal verb with sum
 
 
/sʌm/ verb ( present participle summing, past tense and past participle summed)
B2 to describe briefly the important facts or characteristics of something or someone: The purpose of a conclusion is to sum up the main points of an essay.Summaries and summarisingAccounts and stories
Translations of “sum (sth/sb) up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 總結,概述,概括…
in Russian суммировать, резюмировать…
in Turkish özetlemek, ana hatlarıyla belirtmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 总结,概述,概括…
in Polish podsumować ( coś/kogoś )…
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