Example sentences for: amounting

How can you use “amounting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • The oil news is that Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and Mexico, which together supply about a fifth of the world's oil, issued a joint statement saying that they and other oil producers plan a cutback amounting to about 2.7 percent of world production.

  • 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.

  • Federal spending on elementary and secondary education remains small in aggregate, amounting to just 7 percent of total public spending on schools.

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