Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

(an/in) addition (to)

in additionin addition toan additionan addition to
Meaning(s)
1) sth added to something else, an afterthought
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional MediumSocial
    • addition to the team/project/company, make a great addition
  • Analysis
    If something is 'in addition' to something else it is added to it or 'as well as'. You might use this expression to make a point: "In addition to my previous point, I would also like to..." or to advertise an additional feature: "In addition to all of this, we also offer..." Something which is 'an addition' to something is added afterwards: "The pond was an addition to the garden." These expressions are used in both social and professional situations.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. ...and, in addition, I'd just like to say how grateful I am for everyone's support this year. I couldn't have done it without you all.
    2. The class wasn't happy when they were told they had a report due in addition to the project.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. She turned out to be a really strong addition to the team, bringing knowledge and expertise from her previous roles.
    2. I'm delighted to have Sally on board for this project. She'll make a great addition.
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