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sum sth/sb up

phrasal verb with sum
 
 
/sʌm/ verb ( present participle summing, past tense and past participle summed)
to quickly decide what you think about something or someone: I think she summed up the situation very quickly.Concluding and deducing
(Definition of sum sth/sb up phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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