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Phrasal verbs accountPhrasal verbs account  to form a particular part of something: Teenagers account for the vast majority of our customers.

explain the cause of something: How do you account for the sudden disappearance of the files?

to be the cause of something: HIV accounted for over 20,000 deaths within two years.

to know the location of something: We have accounted for every item that was missing.

have record of how money has been spent: Your job as a treasurer is to account for every penny that is earned or spent.

to think about something before: The authorities failed to account for the fact that the population is growing.

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