add to this/that

Definition of add to this/that

  1. —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.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to join or unite so as to bring about an increase or improvement

    :  to say further :  append

    :  to combine (numbers) into an equivalent simple quantity or number

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sparing in use of food or drink

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