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tally on

obsolete In sailing, to take hold of and pull on a rope. Usually issued as an order. Tally on, men! Hold fast the main braces!
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tally up

To calculate the sum of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tally" and "up." After we tally up all relevant fees and taxes, your final bill comes to $475.50. We'll have to wait until they tally every vote up before we'll know the winner.
See also: tally, up

tally with (something)

To match, agree with, or correspond to something else. Your numbers for last month's profit and loss report don't tally with the figures I'm getting. Her account of the events doesn't tally with the phone company's record of his cell phone usage on that night.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

tally something up

to add something up. Please tally everything up and tell me the total. Let's tally up everything and ask for donations.
See also: tally, up

tally with something

1. Lit. [for one set of figures] to match another set of figures. Your figures don't tally with mine. Let's add them up again. The total Sam got didn't tally with what the tax agent had come up with.
2. Fig. [for one thing] to agree or correlate with another. What you just said doesn't tally with what you told me before. His story doesn't tally with what I already know.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tally up

To calculate something, especially by addition: The waiter tallied up our bill at the end of the meal. The election officials tallied the votes up and announced the winner.
See also: tally, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Tally, 12, started life as a police horse and after he retired was looked after by a Liverpool family.
The Galbally man has carved out an impressive reputation as manager of the St Mary's University Sigerson cup sides, which is how his relationship with McIver developed when the former Ballinderry boss came in as a selector under Tally last year.
IT MAY be premature to talk about India doing extremely well in the Commonwealth Games and being placed second in the medals tally. The medals we have won till now from a variety of disciplines like shooting, wrestling and weightlifting were on predictable lines.
Tally because I hooked his suspenders with the rake as I tore past.
Tally's chapter on what Morrison calls "literary archaeology" elucidates why Foucault's theoretical principles, which assert that truth cannot be verified in historical fact but in the re-creation of experience embedded in the book, become central to Morrison's narrative.
She maintains the integrity of the voices and changes Tally to reflect her new role as a Special, giving her confidence, while Shay is given a stronger voice to reflect her new stature as Tally's boss and not just her friend.
But the numbers on the tally sheets are certain to create a furor at some companies, and "innocent people will get shot," says Tom Wamberg, president and CEO of Clark Consulting in North Barrington, Ill.
Like the other Uglies, Tally is looking forward to her own transformation.
Dash-3 followed the GCI information to another merge, and this time the pilot got a tally on the lead Blue Air F-16 above and to the right.
But there was nothing irresponsible about disputing the tally in Ohio and defending the precious right to vote.
As for the rest of the team, Galbally man Tally, responsible for the physical fitness of the squad, believes the hectic schedule could have benefits as Tyrone prepare for the defence of their All-Ireland title.
Tally carries an extensive line of printers, including the Tally T8006 and T8306.
Tally Systems, Lebanon, has signed an OEM agreement with SWAN SA to integrate Tally Systems' patented Census Recognition Technology with SWAN'S Vision64 Application Deployment and Business Level Management solutions.
Peerless Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:PRLS), a provider of embedded imaging and networking solutions, has integrated Peerless technology into a new family of Tally color laser printers.