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English definition of “tack sth on”

tack sth on

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with tack   /tæk/ us  
to add something that you had not planned to add, often without much preparation or thought: At the last minute they tacked on a couple of extra visits to my schedule.
(Definition of tack sth on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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