# calculate

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## calculate (something) into (something)

To include a particular amount as one does calculations. When you submit your travel expenses for reimbursement, be sure to calculate gas into the total. Wait, I didn't calculate the tip into each person's total, so we need to give the server more money.

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## calculate in

To include a particular amount as one does calculations. A noun or pronoun can be used between "calculate" and "in." When you submit your travel expenses for reimbursement, be sure to calculate gas in. Wait, I didn't calculate in the tip, so we each need to chip in a bit more money.

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## calculate on (something)

To consider or think about something. He'll have an answer for you soon—he's been calculating on your offer for days.

Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

## calculate on something

*Rur.*to think about or plan on something. Let me calculate on this a little bit. He's busy calculating on a serious problem.

## calculate something into something

and**calculate something in**

to include something in one's calculations. Did you calculate the cost of the cake into the total? Yes, I calculated in all the costs.

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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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