ˌcount sth ˈup

ˌcount sth ˈup
phrasal verb
to count all the things or people in a group

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  • count against somebody — ˌcount aˈgainst sb | ˌcount sth aˈgainst sb derived to be considered or to consider sth to be a disadvantage in sb • For that job her lack of experience may count against her. • He has a criminal record but we hope that prospective employers won… …   Useful english dictionary

  • count something against somebody — ˌcount aˈgainst sb | ˌcount sth aˈgainst sb derived to be considered or to consider sth to be a disadvantage in sb • For that job her lack of experience may count against her. • He has a criminal record but we hope that prospective employers won… …   Useful english dictionary

  • count — count1 W3S1 [kaunt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(find the total)¦ 2¦(say numbers)¦ 3¦(be allowed)¦ 4¦(include)¦ 5¦(consider something)¦ 6¦(important)¦ 7 I/you can count somebody/something on (the fingers of) one hand 8 don t count your chickens (before they re… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • count*/*/*/ — [kaʊnt] verb I 1) [I/T] to calculate how many people or things there are in a group All the votes have been counted.[/ex] At least 60 people were injured, but we re still counting.[/ex] 2) to say numbers one after another in order I can count up… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • count on somebody — ˈcount on sb/sth derived to trust sb to do sth or to be sure that sth will happen Syn: ↑bank on something • ‘I m sure he ll help.’ ‘ Don t count on it.’ • count on somebody sb/sth to do sth …   Useful english dictionary

  • count on something — ˈcount on sb/sth derived to trust sb to do sth or to be sure that sth will happen Syn: ↑bank on something • ‘I m sure he ll help.’ ‘ Don t count on it.’ • count on something sb/sth to do sth …   Useful english dictionary

  • count towards something — ˌcount toˈwards/toˈward sth derived to be included as part of sth that you hope to achieve in the future • Students gain college credits which count towards their degree. Main entry: ↑countderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • count toward something — ˌcount toˈwards/toˈward sth derived to be included as part of sth that you hope to achieve in the future • Students gain college credits which count towards their degree. Main entry: ↑countderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • count down (to something) — ˌcount ˈdown (to sth) derived to think about a future event with pleasure or excitement and count the minutes, days, etc. until it happens • She s already counting down to the big day. related noun ↑countdown Main entry: ↑countderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • count the cost (of something) — count the cost (of sth) idiom to feel the bad effects of a mistake, an accident, etc • The town is now counting the cost of its failure to provide adequate flood protection. Main entry: ↑countidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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