amount

amount
1. verb
(with to)
1) (to add up to: The bill amounted to $15.) ascender a
2) (to be equal to: Borrowing money and not returning it amounts to stealing.) equivaler, venir a ser lo mismo

2. noun
(a quantity, especially of money: a large amount of money in the bank.) cantidad, suma
amount n
1. cantidad
she's got an enormous amount of energy tiene una gran cantidad de energía
2. cantidad / suma / importe
we can't afford that amount of money no podemos pagar esa cantidad de dinero
the total amount el importe total
amount
tr[ə'maʊnt]
noun
1 (gen) cantidad nombre femenino; (bill) importe nombre masculino
the total amount is £234 el importe total es de 234 libras
amount [ə'maʊnt] vi
to amount to
1) : equivaler a, significar
that amounts to treason: eso equivale a la traición
2) : ascender (a)
my debts amount to $2000: mis deudas ascienden a $2000
amount n
: cantidad f, suma f
amount
n.
cantidad s.f.
cuantía s.f.
importe s.m.
montante s.m.
v.
sumar v.
ə'maʊnt
noun
a) (quantity) cantidad f

any amount of something — grandes cantidades de algo

no amount of something: no amount of arguing will change their opinions — por más que discutamos no van a cambiar de opinión

b) (sum of money) cantidad f, suma f
Phrasal Verbs:
[ǝ'maʊnt]
N
1) (=quantity) cantidad f

a huge amount of rice — una cantidad enorme de arroz

there is quite an amount left — queda bastante

any amount of — cualquier cantidad de

I have any amount of time — tengo mucho tiempo

we have had any amount of trouble — hemos tenido un sinnúmero de problemas

no amount of arguing will help — es totalmente inútil discutir

in small amounts — en pequeñas cantidades

the total amount — el total, la cantidad total

2) (=sum of money) cantidad f , suma f

a large amount of money — una gran cantidad or suma de dinero

3) (=total value) valor m

a bill for the amount of — una cuenta por importe or valor de

check in the amount of 50 dollars — (US) cheque m por valor de 50 dólares

to the amount of — por valor de

debts to the amount of £100 — deudas fpl por valor de 100 libras

* * *
[ə'maʊnt]
noun
a) (quantity) cantidad f

any amount of something — grandes cantidades de algo

no amount of something: no amount of arguing will change their opinions — por más que discutamos no van a cambiar de opinión

b) (sum of money) cantidad f, suma f
Phrasal Verbs:

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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