Give+account

  • 1 give a good account of yourself — british phrase to behave or perform very well We gave a good account of ourselves, coming second overall. Thesaurus: to do something well or better than someone elsesynonym Main entry: account * * * give a good account of yourself : to perform… …

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  • 2 account — [ə kount′] vt. [ME acounten < OFr aconter < a , to + conter, to tell < compter < L computare: see COMPUTE] to consider or judge to be; deem; value vi. 1. to furnish a reckoning (to someone) of money received and paid out 2. to make… …

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  • 3 Account — Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster] A… …

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  • 4 Account current — Account Ac*count , n. [OE. acount, account, accompt, OF. acont, fr. aconter. See {Account}, v. t., {Count}, n., 1.] 1. A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 5 Account stacking — is a broadcast industry term, which refers to the deployment of subscription Direct To Home (DTH) satellite receiving equipment at multiple geographical locations under a single customer account. It is often referred to as 2nd address service,… …

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  • 6 Account — Ac*count , v. i. 1. To render or receive an account or relation of particulars; as, an officer must account with or to the treasurer for money received. [1913 Webster] 2. To render an account; to answer in judgment; with for; as, we must account… …

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  • 7 account for — give a satisfactory record or explanation of. → account account for succeed in killing or defeating. → account account for supply or make up (a specified amount). → account …

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  • 8 Give My Regards to Davy — is Cornell University s primary fight song. The song s lyrics were written in 1905 by Charles E. Tourison 1905, W. L. Umstad 1906, and Bill Forbes 1906, a trio of roommates at Beta Theta Pi, and set to the tune of George M. Cohan s Give My… …

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  • 9 give a verbal account — index recite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 give an account — index communicate, convey (communicate), depict, describe, detail (particularize), inform (n …

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  • 11 give an account of — index characterize, depose (testify), report (disclose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 give a good account of oneself — give a good (or bad) account of oneself make a favorable (or unfavorable) impression through one s performance …

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  • 13 give a poor account of yourself — give a good/poor acˈcount of yourself idiom (BrE) to do sth or perform well or badly, especially in a contest • The team gave a good account of themselves in the match. Main entry: ↑accountidiom …

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  • 14 account for — ► account for 1) supply or make up (a specified amount). 2) give a satisfactory record or explanation of. 3) succeed in killing or defeating. Main Entry: ↑account …

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  • 15 account of oneself — ▪ To give a good (or bad) performance ▪ To do well (or badly) ● account …

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  • 16 give a good — ● account …

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  • 17 account — I n. description report 1) to give, render an account 2) an accurate, true; biased, one sided; blow by blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident) 3) newspaper,… …

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  • 18 account — ac|count1 W1S2 [əˈkaunt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(description)¦ 2¦(at a bank)¦ 3 take account of something 4 on account of something 5 accounts 6 on account 7¦(with a shop/company)¦ 8¦(bill)¦ 9¦(arrangement to sell goods)¦ …

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  • 19 account — ac|count1 [ ə kaunt ] noun *** ▸ 1 arrangement with bank ▸ 2 report/description ▸ 3 arrangement with store ▸ 4 regular customer ▸ 5 for e mail ▸ 6 record of money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count an arrangement in which a bank takes care of your money. You …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 account */*/*/ — I UK [əˈkaʊnt] / US noun Word forms account : singular account plural accounts 1) [countable] an arrangement in which a bank looks after your money. You can deposit (= put in) or withdraw (= take out) money when you need to There was only £50 in… …

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