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sum total

The entirety, everything, as in I spent all day in the kitchen and the sum total of my efforts is this cake. [Mid-1600s]
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In reality, however, history is not the sum total of the events themselves but, rather, our record of those events.
The sum total of all human knowledge would be kept in a computer in a mountain in Colorado and you'd pay a cent a shot.
What this revelation does imply, though, is that in the final analysis we will be held accountable for the sum total of our lives.
The sum total of the German painter's inventive approach to subject matter, his boundless sense of humor, and his wacky self-deprecation form a composite self-portrait that functions as the default mode of his work.
The sum total of the retroactive charges against all tenants exceeds $100,000.
Last time I looked, Gazza - or G8 as the big ninny now wants to be called - was doing the sum total of bugger-all.
The model income rate would be the sum total percentage rate generated by the above portfolio.
It is the sum total of all the little things that create a special relationship between host and guest," according to Ron Roy, vice president of business travel and distribution for Sol Melia Hotels & Resorts, one of the world's most successful hotel groups offering 350 hotels in more than 30 countries worldwide via four brands: Melia Hotels, Tryp Hotels, Sol Hotels and Paradisus Resorts.
Should we be especially concerned with the worst off in society, or is it only the sum total of benefits and burdens we face, rather than their distribution across persons, that matters?
flag represents the sum total of all laws and actions--from the inception of the U.
The average citizen may acquire a reasonable awareness of the major events that are taking place around him, but the sum total of the warnings, military actions, accusations, legislation, and political posturing are thoroughly bewildering to most.
In some 5 million years on Earth the sum total of chimps' cultural achievements has been exactly 0.
Our energy body is just the sum total of all energy channels and all the body-mind's subtle energy functions that underlie our personality traits.
There are Four layers to a typical OEM paint job: electro-coat, primer/surfacer, base (color) coat, and clear coat, and the sum total measures just 0.