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tot sth up

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with tot   /tɒt/ us    /tɑːt/ (-tt-)
to add up numbers or amounts of something, or to have a particular number or amount as a total when added up: She quickly totted up our bill and added an amount for the waiter. That tots up to £20.
Translations of “tot sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…加起來, 加起來總計…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…加起来, 加起来总计…
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