amount to

1make a total of总计

The total income amounts to 5000.总收入合计5000美元。

2signifymean equal to表示;有重要性;等于

Her words amount to a refusal.她的话等于拒绝。

What he said amounted to very little.他说的话无关紧要。

His suggestion amounts to saying that there is still room for improvement in the work.他的建议意味着这件工作尚有改进的余地。

3achieve successdevelop into有成就;发展为

I don't think such a man can amount to much.我认为这样一个人不会有什么作为。

If he goes on like thishe will never amount to anything.如果他一味这样下去,将一事无成。