Example sentences for: amounting

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  • The German government has made payments to Israel totaling nearly $70 billion, not including personal pensions for Holocaust survivors amounting to almost $15 billion.

  • Herrnstein and Murray, sounding like the souls of caution, write that "half a century of work, now amounting to hundreds of empirical and theoretical studies, permits a broad conclusion that the genetic component of IQ is unlikely to be smaller than 40 per cent or higher than 80 per cent.

  • Furthermore, the economies of scale you get by focusing on B2B are enormous: To take the example of the automobile, while a consumer may make a single purchase, amounting to $20K in net revenue, when the City of New York (or Philadelphia, or LA, etc.) makes a purchase for a fleet of cars, it's a one-time sale amounting to $20K * large number of cars = very large number.

  • He compares the films (and Eastwood's masculine posing) to the modern-jazz manner, "a powerful desire--almost amounting to a morality--not to woo the audience ...

  • They are common disorders; in the UK, for example, together they affect about one person in every 400, amounting to a total of 120,000 cases of UC and 60,000 of CD, with 6,000 new cases of UC and 3,000 new cases of CD every year.

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