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4. abreast of → account for

abreast of → account forabreast 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.

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