1. VI
account smb. as having some quality book. account smb. wise (guilty, innocent, rich, fortunate, etc.) считать кого-л. умным и т. д.
2. XI
1) be accounted for after the accident over 100 passengers are still not accounted for до сих пор не выяснена судьба более ста пассажиров, попавших в катастрофу; be accounted for by smth. these accidents are accounted for by his negligence причина этих аварий заключается /кроется/ в его халатности; it is easily accounted for by the fact that... это легки объяснить /объясняется/ тем [обстоятельством], что...; be accounted for at some time trade agreements are to be accounted for yearly торговые соглашения проверяются /контролируются/ ежегодно
2) be accounted as possessing some quality book, a man is accounted innocent until he is proved guilty человек считается невиновным, пока его вина не доказана
3. XVI
1) account for smth. account for one's conduct (for one's /smb.'s/ absence, for one's long silence, for the delay of the steamer, etc.) объяснить свое поведение и т. д.; old age often accounts for bad temper дурной характер часто объясняется старостью
2) account for smth., smb. account for the money (for every minute of one's time, for every pupil, etc.) отчитываться за деньги и т. д.', can you account for all those here? вы можете рассказать обо всех, кто здесь находится (кто они, чем занимаются и т. п.)?; account to smth., smb. for smth., accountfor smth. to smth., smb. account for every cent to the bank (for one's actions to the teacher, to the President for the steps taken, for one's decisions to the Board, etc.) отвечать /отчитываться/ перед банком за каждый цент и т. д., you will have to account to me for all you do вам придется отчитываться передо мной за все свои действия
account for doing smth. account for coming late (for being absent, for smb.'s lagging behind, etc.) объяснить [свое] опоздание и т. д., I can't account for his not coming я не нахожу объяснений его отсутствию; how does he account for having lost the match? как он объясняет свое поражение на соревнованиях?

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