reckon without
phrasal to fail to consider ; ignore

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  • reckon without — OVERLOOK, fail to take account of, disregard. → reckon * * * phrasal : to leave out of account : ignore reckoned without chemistry and man s ingenuity when he predicted that man sooner or later faced starvation Monsanto Magazine * * * ˈreckon… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reckon without — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms reckon without : present tense I/you/we/they reckon without he/she/it reckons without present participle reckoning without past tense reckoned without past participle reckoned without reckon without something… …   English dictionary

  • reckon without — PHRASAL VERB If you say that you had reckoned without something, you mean that you had not expected it and so were not prepared for it. [V P n] I thought that it would take only a day of hard driving to reach Chengdu. But I had reckoned without… …   English dictionary

  • reckon without — {v.} To fail to consider as one of the things which might change a situation; not think about. * /The committee for the class picnic party made careful plans for a beach party but they reckoned without a sudden change in the weather./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • reckon without — {v.} To fail to consider as one of the things which might change a situation; not think about. * /The committee for the class picnic party made careful plans for a beach party but they reckoned without a sudden change in the weather./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • reckon without — verb To ignore that which cannot readily be ignored. He reckoned without the need to pay taxes …   Wiktionary

  • reckon\ without — v To fail to consider as one of the things which might change a situation; not think about. The committee for the class picnic party made careful plans for a beach party but they reckoned without a sudden change in the weather …   Словарь американских идиом

  • reckon without somebody — ˈreckon without sb/sth derived (especially BrE) to not consider sb/sth as a possible problem that you should be prepared for Syn: not take something into account • They had reckoned without the determination of the opposition. Main entry: ↑reckon …   Useful english dictionary

  • reckon without something — ˈreckon without sb/sth derived (especially BrE) to not consider sb/sth as a possible problem that you should be prepared for Syn: not take something into account • They had reckoned without the determination of the opposition. Main entry: ↑reckon …   Useful english dictionary

  • To reckon without one's host — Reckon Reck on, v. i. 1. To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To come to an accounting; to make up accounts; to settle; to examine and strike the balance of debt and credit; to adjust …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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