tack onto

tack something onto something

 and tack something on
to add something onto something. The waiter kept tacking charges onto my bill. He tacked on charge after charge.
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Held up early on, he made nice progress to tack onto the heels of the leaders before the turn into the straight, but when push came to shove he couldn't pick up.
If it's a Democratic administration and if Democrats control the Senate, that [supplemental war funding bill] will be a mustpass piece of legislation and [Democrats] may decide to tack onto it additional non-defense spending," Harrison said.
Team Zain opened up the game when they became the first crew to tack onto starboard in a west-south-westerly breeze of six to nine knots.
Though she has budgeted for an additional 1,000 square feet of conventional floor space to tack onto the 6,000 square feet leased in March, Tremblay decided to go large and ask PDAC organizers for 2,000 square feet.
Sometimes, they'll say they're out of the country so it would really be great if you could wire them back some cash from the extra proceeds they'll tack onto the check.
While in the past hourly fees were common, companies, having to cut back, are scrutinizing their bills much more carefully these days and are unwilling to accept the previously unnoticed small fees that some firms tack onto their bills.
He said a conference committee may form depending on the amendments representatives tack onto the bill on the floor.
It just makes it that much more money I have to tack onto my student loans," said Ben Reich, a junior majoring in aerospace administration at Middle Tennessee State University.
But according to sources, the building's land lord, the Rockefeller Group, has stepped in now with the requirement that Lehman tack onto the existing deal a mandatory 5-year extension done directly with the landlord and at sky high rents--a demand it has the power to make give that its permission is needed for the sublease.
Then tack onto that 44 percent for "border-related trade barriers"--partly tariffs, but mostly language, security, and currency exchange costs.
It's just easier to tack onto something already being successfully done rather than creating your own event.
It's a spectacular journey which most travellers tack onto a Canadian holiday.
The reality is that the studies trotted out to justify the public subsidy are as phony as the zeros they arbitrarily tack onto their empirical estimates.
Tours4Fun offers a selection of tickets for shows and performances at discount prices that are great to tack onto any well planned getaway.
Senate Republicans voiced opposition Wednesday to a move by Democrats to tack onto a defense bill a measure that could provide citizenship to illegal immigrants serving in the U.