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 Meanings and Examples of ADD
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add
 v.  put two or more numbers together to get a total
 v.  put something with something else to increase to improve the whole
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  The pines are not tall or luxuriant, but they are sombre and add an air of severity to the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
2  For, though it includes what I proceed to add, all the merit of what I proceed to add was Joe's.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIV
3  After premising thus much, it would be a work of supererogation to add, that dust and ashes are for ever scattered.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
4  Perhaps I may add that of Betsey yet, one of these days.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
5  She has a couple of thousand pounds of her own, and saves the interest of it every year, to add to the principal.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME
6  To them I wish to add the money as she come away with.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
7  Now the carpenter wanted, keeping the same staircase, to add three steps.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 8
8  But three steps will add to the length too.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 8
9  Well, Capet, we'll want to make this a first-class show, you know, so I guess we'll add a little more to it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI.
10  We need hardly add that these peasant costumes, like those of the young women, were brilliant with gold and jewels.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
11  It would add greatly to the effect if the countess would join us in the costume of a peasant from Puzzoli or Sorrento.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
12  Yes, sir; and I can even add that I have only just left his company.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
13  It is perhaps needless to add that Morrel departed almost at the same time.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 71. Bread and Salt.
14  And here, madame, I must add another word of explanation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
15  It is needless to add that there were gold and silver fish in the basin.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
Example Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
16  Use stencils to add a few personal touches to walls and furniture.
17  Do not add salt to beans when cooking as this tends to toughen the skins.
18  If the mixture seems dry, add water.
19  At the exits polite assistants will take the goods and add up the cost.
20  Five and eleven add up to sixteen.
21  Chop the celery and add it to the salad.
22  This gel will add gloss to even the dullest hair.
23  Holiday-makers can also add on a week in Majorca before or after the cruise.
24  Let's add up the pros and cons.
25  Her comments will add to the uncertainty of the situation.
26  Simply add hot water and stir.
27  A little mustard is served on the side to add further piquancy.
28  As a footnote, I should add that there was one point on which his bravado was more than justified.
29  Cross-training helps you add variety to your workouts.
30  In their first year at school, most children learn to add and subtract.