amount 高中必修500 全国卷频次:22 教材出处:译林版必修B1U4
n.&v. amounts 4 amounts 1 amounting 0 amounted 0
量，数量 & 总计
Today $8 or $10 seems a small amount of money, but at that time these amounts were forbidding to most citizens.
For example, small amounts of pesticides (农药) can be used on organic products.
That amounts to one yuan.
I looked forward to the pay, even though I wasn’t sure how much it would amount to.
large amount 大量；巨额；大批
a large amount of 大量的（接不可数名词）
small amount 小额；小批量
total amount 总数；总价；总计
a certain amount of 一定数量的
amount of information 信息量
to the amount of 总数达；总计
right amount 适量
a great amount of 大量的；许多的；大部分的
amount of work 工作量
an amount of 数量；总量
in the amount of 总金额计…；金额为…
any amount 任何数量的
significant amount 大量；有实义金额；巨数
full amount 全额；总数，总共的量
no amount of 即使再大(或再多)的…(也不)
maximum amount 最高额
amount of investment 投资额；出资额
trace amount 痕量；微量
any amount of adj. 任何数量的
總數,數量;數額v.共計;等同,接近(to)I mounted the mountain and found a fountain with large amount of water.我登上那座山發現一個水量很大的噴泉.
[C, U] 1. a sum of money
The insurance company will refund any amount due to you.
You will receive a bill for the full amount.
2. ~ (of sth) (used especially with uncountable nouns 尤与不可数名词连用) a quantity of sth
an amount of time / money / information
We’ve had an enormous amount of help from people.
The server is designed to store huge amounts of data.
▪ any amount of sth
a large quantity of sth
There’s been any amount of research into the subject.
▪ no amount of sth
used for saying that sth will have no effect
No amount of encouragement would make him jump into the pool.
▪ a’mount to sth
1. to add up to sth; to make sth as a total
His earnings are said to amount to £300 000 per annum.
据说他每年的酬金高达 30 万英镑。
They gave me some help in the beginning but it did not amount to much (= they did not give me much help).
2. to be equal to or the same as sth
Her answer amounted to a complete refusal.
Their actions amount to a breach of contract.
It’ll cost a lot—well, take a lot of time, but it amounts to the same thing.
They spend equal amounts of time in California and New York.
a considerable/large/enormous etc amount
a considerable amount of money
a small/tiny etc amount
a tiny amount of dirt
Please pay the full amount (=of money) by the end of the month.
2 used to talk about how much there is of a feeling or quality 〔感情、特质的〕程度
a large/considerable etc amount of something
Her case has attracted an enormous amount of public sympathy.
a certain/fair amount of something
Dina encountered a fair amount of envy among her colleagues.
3 no amount of something can/will etc do something used to say that something has no effect 即使再多[再大]…也毫无结果[毫无影响] No amount of persuasion could make her change her mind.
4 any amount of something used to say that there is plenty of something, and no more is needed 很多，充足
The school has any amount of resources and equipment.
amount2 ●○○ verb
1 amount to something phrasal verb
a) if figures, sums etc amount to a particular total, they equal that total when they are added together 〔数量上〕达到，总计
Time lost through illness amounted to 1,357 working days.
b) if an attitude, remark, situation etc amounts to something, it has the same effect 等于，相当于
The court’s decision amounts to a not guilty verdict.
Ultimately, their ideas amount to the same thing.
c) not amount to much/anything/a great deal etc to not be important, valuable, or successful 没多少意义[价值，成就等] Her academic achievements don’t amount to much.
Jim’s never going to amount to much.
Origin amount2 (1300-1400) Old French amonter, from amont “upward”, from mont “mountain”
1.N-VAR 可变名词总数；总额 The amount of something is how much there is, or how much you have, need, or get.
【搭配模式】：usu N of n
He needs that amount of money to survive…
I still do a certain amount of work for them…
Postal money orders are available in amounts up to $700.
2.VERB 动词合计；共计 If something amounts to a particular total, all the parts of it add up to that total.
【语法信息】：V to amount
Consumer spending on sports-related items amounted to £9.75 billion.
3.PHRASE 短语大量 If you say that there is any amount of something, there is a lot of it. If you say that there are any amount of people or things, there are many people or things.
I’m able to lay my hands on any amount of cash at a minute’s notice…
There are any amount of clubs you could join.
Usage Note :
You should avoid using a plural noun after amount of; instead you should use number of with a plural noun. …the number of people out of work.
amount of后不用复数名词，而number of后要用复数名词：the number of people out of work（失业人数）。
plural amounts [count] 1
: a quantity of something数量
The drug is not being produced in adequate amounts.
— usually + of
They are not producing an adequate amount of the drug. [=they are not producing enough of the drug] 他们没有足量生产这种药。
A considerable/fair/great/large/tremendous amount of research went into the report.
Be sure to add the right amount of salt.
She spent amazing/enormous amounts of time planning her garden.
There’s a certain amount of truth to/in what you say. [=there is some truth in what you say] 你所说的有一些是事实。
The new law limits the amount of money a candidate can spend.
We have any amount of available resources. = We have a large amount of available resources.
No amount of money can make up for their loss. [=money cannot make up for their loss] 多少钱都不能弥补他们的损失。
: a quantity of money钱数
What is the amount to be paid?
An amount was finally agreed upon.
The new law limits the amount a candidate can spend.
When he died we found he owed money to/in the amount of $250,000!
Usage用法Amount is chiefly used with noncount nouns.*Amount主要与不可数名词连用。
He lost a large amount of money.
a minimum amount of effort
They provided only a small amount of information.
It is also sometimes used with plural count nouns, but this use is often criticized as an error.*Amount有时也与复数可数名词连用，但这一用法常被批评为是错误的。
There were a large amount of mistakes.
Number is the usual word in such contexts.这样的语境下通常用number。
a large number of mistakes
an increasing number of problems
2 amount /əˈmaʊnt/ verb
amounts; amounted; amounting
amount to [phrasal verb] 1
amount to (something)
: to produce (a total) when added together合计；共计
The bill amounted to 10 dollars.
They have debts amounting to thousands of dollars.
The number of people taking part amounted to no more than a few hundred.
: to turn out to be (something or someone important, impressive, etc.)结果是（重大事件、重要人物等）
The problems didn’t amount to much. [=the problems were not very bad] 问题没那么严重。
I don’t think he’ll ever amount to anything. [=achieve success] 我认为他不会有什么成绩
: to be the same in meaning or effect as (something)等同；相当于
acts that amount to treason
Anything less than total victory would amount to failure/failing. [=would be the same as failure/failing] 若非完胜无异于失败。