What dose "tacks" mean? In New York City, which tacks $1.50 on top of the state tax, the high school smoking rate is 8.5%. If you tack something to a surface, you pin it there with tacks or drawing pins. In New york city, if i buy cigarettes, I pay $1.5 plus the state tax plus cigarette's price. Is it right?
Aug 26, 2014 5:13 AM
Answers · 2
Absolutely correct, to "tack on" is a phrasal verb, and means to add something. In this sentence, they could have also said, "In New York city they tack on an extra $1.50"
August 26, 2014
Correct, Terry. Tacks = added too
August 26, 2014
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