add to this/that

idiom

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.

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“Add to this/that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/add%20to%20this%2Fthat. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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