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01. The [sum] of five plus five is ten.
02. My brother lost a large [sum] of money while travelling in Europe.
03. One of the gamblers had bet a significant [sum] at the blackjack table, and lost everything.
04. The [sum] of my work experience is a weekend I spent washing dishes at my aunt's restaurant.
05. The [sum] of all the angles of a triangle is 180 degrees.
06. The speaker [summed] up his speech by thanking everyone for their efforts.
07. The suspect deposited a large [sum] of money into the account of a friend a few days after the bank was robbed.
08. Gandhi once said that a man is the [sum] of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, and nothing else.
09. Rainer Rilke once suggested that fame is the [sum] of the misunderstanding that gathers about a new name.
10. Konrad Adenauer once said that history is the [sum] total of things that could have been avoided.
11. You should learn to do your [sums] in your head instead of always using your calculator.
12. Despite its small size, Switzerland spends huge [sums] of money on aid to developing countries.
13. In his [summation], the speaker restated briefly the main points of his theory.
14. The easiest way of [summing] up what happened would be to say that things went even better than expected.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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