abreast of → account for
abreast of (next to, level with): I have to walk more quickly to stay abreast of him.
(up to date with): It’s important to keep abreast of the latest technology.
abreast of (aware of, informed about): She like to keep abreast of the latest news.
abound with (have a lot of, be full of): This forest abound with deer, birds and rabbits.
absent yourself (not go to a place where you are expected to be): Why did you absent yourself from the party last night?
abstain from (not do something you want to do): The doctor has advised him to abstain from alcohol.
account for (explain the cause of something): She also could not account for the missing money.
account for (form a particular part of something): Teenagers account for the vast majority of our customers so far.