Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Total"

The meaning of "Total" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does It was a total "score". I picked this up on the internet secondhand. mean?
A: Typically its when you get something for a good deal. If you got an item on sale it could be considered a ‘score’

Sort of like you scored a point.
Q: What does You’re a total babe mean?
A: A lot of Americans use this saying for telling someone that they are cute or hot...And not in the weather kind of way.
Q: What does in total mean?
A: В итоге
Q: What does Your total will be 18.55 at the window mean?
A: Usually it’s said at a drive through. (fast food, bank, or store that has a drive through window)
Q: What does you are a total catch mean?
A: When someone is looking for a partner in the world, it can expressed like "There are many fish in the sea." The statement refers to someone having many options when it comes to finding the perfect person to attract and "catch."

So when someone says "you're a great catch," it means that out of all the different fish they could have caught, you are a great one! In other words, you have whatever they are looking for in a person.

"People say there are many fish in the sea, which makes me glad that I caught you!"

"Yupi is amazing! She's a total catch!"

Hope this helps you understand the meaning 😊

Example sentences using "Total"

Q: Please show me example sentences with total, all.
A: They drank all the tea—eight cups in total. I’ll make more!

All the children came to school today. No one was absent.

I wrote a total of three examples. I hope that all of them help you!

Synonyms of "Total" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between total and entire ?
A: They kind of mean the same thing, but are used differently.

What is the total volume of this box?
What is the total? (Cost of product at a store)
They’re being a total idiot!
It’s totally cool, don’t worry about it!

This blanket covers the entire bed!
The entire jug of water spilled.
The decision is entirely up to you.
I’m not entirely sure.
Q: What is the difference between the total amount of the sales figures in 2016. and the sum of the sales figures in 2016 ?
A: There's no real difference total amount being all the sales figures and sum meaning to add up all the sales figures. They can usually be interchangeable.
Q: What is the difference between I worked out the total cost. and I worked the total cost out. ?
A: no hay diferencia
Q: What is the difference between There is a total prohibition for you to smoke anywhere in the factory. and There is a total prohibition of you smoking anywhere in the factory. ?
A: They both sound a bit awkard to me, though their meaning is absolutely clear.

I would say "a total prohibition AGAINST".

I'm not sure if your versions are actually "wrong" but they definitely sound a little clumsy to me.

Translations of "Total"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 合計支払額を訂正しました。
添付ファイルをご確認のほどよろしくお願いいたします。
Corrected the total payment amount.
Please find the attached verification of employment updated in this mail.
A: I didn't see anything about 'verification of employment' in the second sentence. I think literally it would be like;

Corrected the total payment amount.
Please check the attached file.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? total
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? total
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? pérdida total
A: @Andyourgirl: total loss

Other questions about "Total"

Q: 50% of the total amount is to be paid within 3 days upon the receipt of intermediate version of the software. 50% of the total amount is to be paid within 3 days upon testing of the final version and its acceptance by the customer. Does this sound natural?
A: I would just add "the" before "intermediate version"
Q: how many total students in the class Does this sound natural?
A: we usually say "what is the total amount of students in the class?" or "how many students are there in the class in total?"
Q: A total solar eclipse is spanning the U.S and it will darken and temperature will drop. Does this sound natural?
A: "a total solar eclipse is spanning (some cities in) the U.S and it will darken (the sky) and temperatures will drop."

though you should take note it has happened already and you might wanna write it in past tense.
Q: "The total came out to 5 thousand. elsewhere, it's less than half" Does this sound natural?
A: i would just add a "but" before elsewhere..
Q: The low total number in December is mainly due to the last few days including year-end holidays. Does this sound natural?
A: I'm assuming the number you are talking about is caused by the "year-end holidays", since usually the last few days of December is usually the end of year holidays. Am I correct? If so, I would just say "The low total number in December is mainly due to the end of year holidays."

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