n.账户,帐目, 赊账, 老主顾, 报告, 描述, 解释, 说明, 估计, 理由, 利益, 好处, 根据
v.解释, 导致,报账,把 ... 视为, 归咎(于)
In English law a man is accounted innocent until he is proved guilty.
His illness accounts for his absence.
He has been asked to account for his conduct.
A man is accounted innocent until he is proven guilty.
I have an account with Midland Bank.
1. 帐, 帐目, 帐单[C]
The accounts show we have spent more than we received.
2. 帐户; 客户[C]
The company is our best account.
3. 记述, 描述; 报导[C][(+of)]
The policeman gave an account of the traffic accident.
4. 解释, 说明[C][(+of)]
John gave us a detailed account of his plan.
5. 根据, 理由[U]
He got angry on this account.
6. 估价; 价值, 重要性[U]
7. 利益, 好处[U]
He accounted himself lucky.
He was accounted a first-rate actor.
2. 解释, 说明; 对……负责[(+for)]
He could not account for his absence from school.
3. 导致, 产生[(+for)]
Too much rain accounted for the poor crop.
1. 说明; 证明
He could not account for his foolish mistake.
Who will have to account for the misprints in the dictionary?
You'll have to account to me if anything happens to the baby.
bring/call sb. to account
Jack was brought to account for the missing cash.
The boss called her to account.
by/from all accounts
By all accounts he is going to resign.
give a good account of oneself
She gave a good account of herself in the basketball match.
give a poor account of oneself
David gave a poor account of himself in the boxing match.
She owed me $100 and sent $20 on account.
on account of
1. 由于; 因为
Bill cannot come to the meeting on account of illness.
on no account
We must on no account miss the chance.
on one's own account
He did it on his own account, not for anyone else.
Henry went into business on his own account.
take account of
1. 考虑到; 体谅
You must take account of her inexperience.
take into account
1. 考虑到; 体谅
They had to take the baby into account when they wanted to go out.