add to

This page is about the phrasal verb add to.

Meaning: If something adds to something, it makes it better, greater, stronger or more extreme in some way.

For example:

  • add to sth During the riot, the sound of wailing sirens only added to the sense of chaos and confusion.

  • add sth to sth The light show added a lot of atmosphere to the concert.

Quick Quiz:

The movie is very powerful, and Nick's music adds to

a. the soundtrack

b. the production cost

c. the emotional impact

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Contributor: Matt Errey