add to this/that


often used informally to introduce a statement about something that makes a thing or situation better, worse, more important, etc.
We were given little time to finish. Add to this the fact that nobody helped us, and you can understand why we were angry.

Examples of add to this/that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To add to that value, the company regularly offers sales, like 20% to 40% off at checkout. Maya Polton, Parents, 18 May 2024 Nearly 1,200 people die from heat every year, according to NOAA, and record-breaking heat waves fueled by climate change add to that threat. Ashley Miznazi, Miami Herald, 18 May 2024 But there’s a good chance Poles continues to add to this group before training camp, especially at defensive end to supplement Sweat and Walker. Colleen Kane, Chicago Tribune, 7 May 2024 That fulfilled all the key criteria for climate impact: lots of sulfur (how much and long add to this), very high plume (how big) and a location in the tropics (~15N). Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 18 Apr. 2024 And to add to that, Katherine’s fondest childhood memories are of spending weekends in a cabin located in a remote area of the Allegheny mountains. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 13 Mar. 2024 To add to this, BBWI also has an advantage with its loyalty program, which now has nearly 41 million members, and loyalty sales represent approximately two-thirds of its U.S. sales. Trefis Team, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Mark Mazur: And just to add to that a little bit, on the corporate side, there's a lot of noncompliance. Robert Goulder, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 The contract will pay him $9 million with incentives that could add to that. Bill Plunkett, Orange County Register, 5 Feb. 2024

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“Add to this/that.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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