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add (something) to something

to increase the intensity or amount of something by giving more (of something) to it. You added too much sugar to my coffee.
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add (something) to something

to increase the intensity or amount of something by giving more (of something) to it. You added too much sugar to my coffee.
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add to

v.
To increase the amount or intensity of something: The increase in fuel prices will add to the cost of living in the city. After I broke my arm, I added to my misery by chipping a tooth.
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In a medium bowl whisk together the egg whites, ground squab and pheasant meat, ground beef, carrots, leeks, mushroom stems, parsley stems, tomato, and lemon juice, add to the stock, and gently stir until a raft forms on the surface.
Peel and grate apple, add to cabbage and cook another 5 minutes.
Remove the ham hock, de-bone, dice, and add to the base, Add the roux vegetables, sauteed vegetables, crab, and 7 steak.
Rather than add to the expanding collection of restaurants, she decided to let some go.
Strain steeped tea through a fine-mesh strainer and add to pineapple liquid.
Add to the saucepan, and simmer until dissolved, about three minutes.
It's a good cut because it has enough fat and bone on it to add to the flavor," Burke explains.
Add to chicken and heat, stirring, until sauce is thickened.
Mix cocoa and sugar together and slowly add to whites.