1. a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services;
2. the act of informing by verbal report;
3. a record or narrative description of past events;
4. a short account of the news;
5. a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance;
6. a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.;
7. an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered;
9. importance or value;
10. the quality of taking advantage;
1. be the sole or primary factor in the existence, acquisition, supply, or disposal of something;
2. keep an account of
3. to give an account or representation of in words;
4. furnish a justifying analysis or explanation;
On this account we should be more cautious on this voyage.
Witnesses attested his account.
There is not the least element of truth in his account of what happened.
He has made several withdrawals from his bank account.
My father bought a new suit on his charge account.
The match was postponed on account of the weather.
This is a factual account of the war.
The mate observed regretfully that he could not account for that young fellow's whims.
The money will be debited from your account.
Charge the expenses to my account.
I was called to account for my conduct by the headmistress.
He lingered lovingly over the account of his exploits.
Rule off the column and we'll close the account at that date.
This account has remained unsettled for a long time.
I see you worrying on my account, but really I don't mind.
The factory timekeeper keeps account of the hours of work done.
" Auntie told me not to run, " he explained, " on account of my asthma. ”
He gave a colorful account of life in Samoa.
On no account should we discard our fine traditions and styles of work.
I don't understand a modern day account of the Holy Trinity.
a factual account of events
He gave a humorous account of their trip to Spain.
Urban planners in practice have to take account of many interest groups in society.
The direction of the prevailing winds should be taken into account.
I'd like to check the balance in my account please.
The social services account for a substantial part of public spending.
I told him if he withdrew it was on his own account.
To constitute the governing or primary factor
Bad weather accounted for the long delay.
To provide an explanation or justification
The suspect couldn't account for his time that night.
by (或 from) all accounts
according to what one has heard or read
by all accounts he is a pretty nice guy.
call (或 bring) someone to account
require someone to explain a mistake or poor performance
give a good (或 bad) account of oneself
make a favourable (or unfavourable) impression through one's performance
keep an account of
keep a record of
leave something out of account
fail or decline to consider a factor
money of account
denominations of money used in reckoning but not current as coins
on someone's account
for a specified person's benefit
don't bother on my account.
on one's own account
with one's own money or assets, rather than for an employer or client
he began trading on his own account.
settle (或 square) accounts with
pay money owed to (someone)
take something into account (或 take account of)
consider a specified thing along with other factors before reaching a decision or taking action
there's no accounting for tastes (或 taste)
(proverb)it's impossible to explain why different people like different things, especially those things which the speaker considers unappealing
turn something to good account
turn something to one's advantage
take account of
explain, interpret, illustrate, clarify, account
There is relatively little information about account, maybe you can watch a bilingual story to relax your mood, I wish you a happy day!
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