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account for объяснять He could not account for his foolish mistake. onecannot account for tastes о вкусах не спорят

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • account for — index enlighten, explain, exposit, justify, rationalize, solve, support (justify), vindicate …   Law dictionary

  • account for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If a particular thing accounts for a part or proportion of something, that part or proportion consists of that thing, or is used or produced by it. [V P n] Computers account for 5% of the country s commercial electricity… …   English dictionary

  • account for — phr verb Account for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑export, ↑import, ↑sale Account for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑discrepancy, ↑fact, ↑per cent, ↑variation …   Collocations dictionary

  • account for — explain how or why, provide reasons, call into account    How do you account for the missing money? Where did it go? …   English idioms

  • account for — verb a) To explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed. The storekeeper was expected to account for any material removed. b) To be the primary cause of “ But there are… …   Wiktionary

  • account for — Synonyms and related words: accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, allegorize, apply to, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attribute to, blame, blame for, blame on, bring home to, charge on, charge to, clarify, clear, clear up, confess, connect… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • account for — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. clarify, resolve, elucidate, show grounds; see explain , justify 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To offer reasons for or a cause of: explain, justify, rationalize. See EXPLAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • account for — v. give a report, be responsible (for deeds); explain, give an explanation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • account for —    to kill    Used of animals by humans and of humans by soldiers. The usage might imply a reckoning of the number slain but it may equally refer to a single victim:     A more suitable way of describing such an event, the Foxhunters Society… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • account for sth — UK US account for sth Phrasal Verb with account({{}}/əˈkaʊnt/ verb [T] ► to form part of a total: »High tech companies account for 32% of the total value of the payrolls in the area. ► to explain the reason for something or the cause of something …   Financial and business terms

  • Account for payment —   An ISO term. The name and the account number with the receiver of a message from/to which a payment is to be/has been made. [/34x] 4*35x …   International financial encyclopaedia

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