Example sentences for: amounting

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

  • 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.

  • However after 6 wk there was a greater reduction of foliage water content in FR plants, amounting to 14% compared to only 5.8% for FS plants.

  • 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.

  • Similar questions can reasonably be asked about the homogeneity versus heterogeneity of subject matter and stylistic mode of this reasonably extensive material amounting to about one hundred to one hundred and fifty average-sized books.


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