Learn English Phrasal Verbs – Sum Up

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The phrasal verb sum up means to give a brief summary or overview of something.

Here are some example sentences using this phrasal verb in American English.

  • In his presentation, John will sum up the main points of the research findings.
  • She quickly summed up the key takeaways from the meeting for the team.
  • Let me sum up what we discussed during the budget meeting.

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