V amount

I.1 The 'equal' group

These verbs are used when indicating how big an amount is. They are all link verbs (see Chapter 5).
The trust banks' joint investment in the firm equals 23 per cent of their total capital.
The bill could easily run into hundreds of pounds.
The amount involved is said to total up to four thousand million dollars.
  • be
  • equal
  • make
  • number
  • total
  • add up to
  • run into
  • work out at
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