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Questions with the verb account for

18 examples:

How do you account for that?

Can he account for his action?

How do you account for the fact?

How do you account for this fact?

How do you account for his failure?

How do you account for your absence?

How do you account for the accident?

Can you account for why our team lost?

How do you account for this situation?

Can you account for your car accident?

How do you account for your being late?

Can you account for all the money you spent?

Can you account for your absence last Friday?

How do you account for your absence from the meeting?

Can you account for all the money you spent on your trip?

What could account for these lower mortality rates?
(Tech Times - Health, )

What could account for this link between male exercise and libido?
(Tech Times - Health, )

Natural variability can explain fluctuations in surface temperatures but can it account for the current slowdown in warming?
(Nature Climate Change, )

Sentences with the verb account for

45 examples:

I will account for the incident.

You must account for your conduct.

You must account for your absence.

You have to account for the result.

You have to account for your absence.

You have to account for your failure.

We ask you to account for your delay.

We ask you to account for your conduct.

He was asked to account for his failure.

She was asked to account for her conduct.

You must account for your neglect of duty.

The student failed to account for the mistake.

We called him to account for his long absence.

This is the sort of thing you have to account for.

You must account for your absence from the meeting.

A politician must always be able to account for money he receives.

Not one of the girl's teachers could account for her poor examination results.

Luck is a tag given by the mediocre to account for the accomplishments of genius.
(Robert Heinlein)

As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.
(Benjamin Franklin)

We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box.
(Michael Behe)

Mark Teixeira homered to account for the Yankees' lone run.
(Fox News - Sports, )

The actress took over USA TODAY's Snapchat account for the TCAs.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Start editing those cheat sheets to account for a pair of injuries.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Amber Rudd and Jeremy Corbyn are asked to account for their manifesto spending plans.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

But this month's report might need a big asterisk to account for a key methodology change.
(ZDNet US, )

Delamaide: A new book holds the press to account for its coverage of the financial crisis.
(USA Today - Money, )

Employers wanting peak performance from workers may have to account for circadian rhythms.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

An auditors’ report revealed the West African country failed to account for the huge sum.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The authors find it will account for a small amount of the required total mitigation effort.
(Nature Climate Change, )

He scored on a Mark Reynolds sacrifice fly in the next at-bat to account for the final margin.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Miller and backup Dominique Allen each threw touchdowns to account for the 12 Bulldogs points.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Gaal makes a cheeky dig at the club's Twitter account for their handling of Daley Blind's injury.
(BBC Sport, )

​For 15 years, the gossip newsletter Popbitch has held stars to account for their bad behaviour.
(Ian Burrell in The Independent - People, )

A mechanistic model has been proposed to account for the complex gating mechanism of TRIC channels.
(Nature, )

'At a certain point you can't even price high enough to account for the uncertainty,' a new study says.
(CNBC, )

A team of astronomers are trying to account for a mysterious new class of rapidly pulsating blue stars.
(UPI - Science News, )

Researcher suggests dark energy not necessary to account for the accelerating expansion of the universe.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The Angels move several distance markers laterally to account for the placement of new advertising banners.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

We find that supernovae are unable to account for the observed large gas depletion times in dwarf galaxies.
(Nature, )

The Fox News host needs to be called to account for his embellishments and his ugly response to his critics.
(USA Today - Money, )

In total, they will account for about five per cent of the total revenue of $48 billion for the coming year.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The tests could be improved to account for the fact that chromosomes can vary in size and composition among people.
(Science Daily - News, )

The former editor of the News of the World must account for millions of pounds he received after he quit the post in 2007.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Slovakian cybersecurity firm has found that Russian hackers used Britney Spears's Instagram account for a malware operation.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

They account for an extraordinary 85% of all purchases, from autos to health care, and they're the majority of online shoppers.
(Forbes - Business, )

Negative sentences with the verb account for

18 examples:

I can't account for his absence.

I cannot account for what has happened.

I cannot account for this strange happening.

He couldn't account for his foolish mistake.

I cannot account for her absence from school.

He could not account for his foolish mistake.

I must confess that my theory doesn't account for that fact.

Tom can't account for his whereabouts on the day that Mary was murdered.

Power providers do not account for climate change in their development plans.
(Nature Climate Change, )

Income and insurance status did not account for the racial/ethnic disparities.
(Science Daily - News, )

Super Bowl XLVIII organizers did not account for massive delays getting to and from game.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The report, however, does not account for a large dip in iPhone sales prior to the launch week.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

A college has wrongly claimed nearly £1m for students it could not account for, a government report finds.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Scores of genes are implicated in obesity, but they cannot account for a family's predisposition to obesity.
(Nature, )

Researchers now have evidence that suggests current football helmet tests don't account for these movements.
(Science Daily - News, )

One of the reasons: current measures for the improvement of water quality do not account for the effects of toxic chemicals.
(Science Daily - News, )

Current models of how forests will respond to climate change don't account for differences between adult and juvenile trees.
(Science Daily - News, )

But these metrics don't account for factors such as trust and common sense, and can create serious problems in the long run.
(IESE Business School, Contributor in Forbes - Education, )


7 examples:

Think Wells Fargo opened a bogus account for you?
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Could these tiny things account for all of that "dark" energy and matter?
(Forbes - Technology, )

I have a ten-year-old daughter - can I open a better paying children's account for better rate?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

But Investec has a new private banking account for those on a salary of £75,000. Is it worth taking out?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Who can and should hold states to account for how they live up to their commitments last Saturday made in Paris and beyond?
(Science Daily - News, )

What underlying biological mechanisms account for our seemingly instant, almost unconscious ability to determine how attractive (or repulsive) a particular smell is?
(Science Daily - News, )

Online sales account for more than 8 percent of total retail sales, but the biggest question is: how will customers find your products on the ever-changing and crowded world wide web?
(Jia Wertz, [email protected] in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

It is impossible to account for tastes.

Please credit my account for the returned item.

Imported cars account for less than eight percent.

No one could account for his poor examination results.

Unusually low temperatures account for the poor rice crop this year.

Chemical products account for approximately two-thirds of our exports.

The principal called him to account for being absent without an excuse.

Japan is a service economy, in which services account for more than 50% of the GNP.

We have asked you repeatedly to settle your outstanding account for the invoice No.1111.

Between them, the two largest companies account for a share large than 50% of the market.

Women represent around half of the world's population but they account for more than 60% of those going hungry.

If these tendencies continue, those aged 65 or more will account for a quarter of the population within 30 years.

It is man's intelligence that makes him so often behave more stupidly than the beasts. ... Man is impelled to invent theories to account for what happens in the world. Unfortunately, he is not quite intelligent enough, in most cases, to find correct explanations.

It takes taste to account for taste.
(Spanish proverb)

I must give an account for what I've done.
(Russell Johnson)

It is a test of true theories not only to account for but to predict phenomena.
(William Whewell)

African-American women account for 67 percent of all newly diagnosed female AIDS cases.
(Elijah Cummings)

Manufacturers account for nearly 60 percent of all industrial research and development.
(John Engler)

With two leftover husbands to account for, my wicked soul has just about shriveled and died.
(Mercedes McCambridge)

And yet, they account for more than 30% of attacks.
(CNBC, )

Previously made job cuts account for half the total.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

Here's how traders account for the metal's wild swings.
(CNBC, )

Instagram removed her account for 'violating guidelines'.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Women account for just 9 per cent of engineers in the UK.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Risk assessments need to account for these rates of change.
(Nature Climate Change, )

A single mutation may account for the scorpion's lethal toxin.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Ischemic strokes account for nearly 90 percent of all strokes.
(Science Daily - News, )

Finding the best account for your business can be a minefield.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Drops Detroit shop that had had the account for just 18 months.
(USA Today - Money, )

European staff now account for a quarter of Amazon's employees.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

As we account for taxes last year, start planning now for 2015.
(USA Today - Money, )

Its Asian operations account for more than half of its earnings.
(The New York Times - Business, )

When calculating your retirement savings, account for inflation.
(USA Today - Money, )

Pulmonary carcinoids account for about 2% of pulmonary neoplasms.
(Nature Communications, )

Logan Morrison hit an RBI single to account for Miami's other run.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Smartphones predicted to account for more than 60% of cell phones.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Silent heart attacks account for nearly half of all heart attacks.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Mutations in two genes account for around 70 percent of the cases.
(Science Daily - News, )

Late payments account for thousands of company failures every year.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Fjords account for less than 0.1% of the surface of Earth's oceans.
(Nature Geoscience, )

Defects in TAP account for immunodeficiency and tumour development.
(Nature, )

Vevo's music videos account for 30 percent of YouTube videos' views.
(CNBC, )

Cash buyers account for 49pc of all deals, compared with 74pc in 2011.
(Philip Aldrick in The Telegraph - Finance, )

Freelancers account for nearly 30 per cent of all self-employed people.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

They were kind enough to provide a test-drive account for this analysis.
(Forbes - Technology, )

These orphaned stars may account for up to half the light in the universe.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Just three countries account for nearly a third of the total oil reserves.
(USA Today - Money, )

The procedures account for as much as 40 per cent of his business, he says.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

We've just had our first child and want to start a savings account for her.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Adoption of the older versions account for a smaller percentage of the pie.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Retail and restaurant units now account for 35 per cent of the firm’s rent.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Latinos account for about 90% of the people of King City, community of 13,000.
(USA Today - National, )

The effects account for the shortcomings of conventional models of desorption.
(Science Daily - News, )

Such drugs account for 71 percent of prescription drug overdoses, figures show.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Macy’s recently said 9% of its customers account for 46% of its annual sales.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Restaurants, retailers account for outsized share of job gains in recent months.
(USA Today - Money, )

It's a popular myth that golfers account for most deaths from lightning strikes.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Living in a city comes with an added cost that many forget to account for: taxes.
(USA Today - Money, )

Hawaii scientists say a supervoid (illustrated) may account for a cosmic anomaly.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

One percent of all doctors account for 32 percent of all paid malpractice claims.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Android and iOS now account for 96.4 percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Cardiovascular complications account for approximately 80 percent of those deaths.
(Science Daily - News, )

Dark matter is thought to account for about 80 percent of the mass of the universe.
(Science Daily - News, )

Remittances sent home by migrant workers account for 30% of the economy in Lesotho.
(BBC News - Business, )

Natural hydrocarbon seeps account for up to 47% of the oil released into the oceans.
(Nature Geoscience, )

Top 30 tech vendors account for £30bn of the UK's software and IT services revenues.
(ZDNet UK, )

These top 3 categories account for over 60% of all U.S. healthcare spending annually.
(Forbes - Business, )

A few dozen wealthy individuals account for nearly a third of all super PAC donations.
(USA Today - National, )

By 2020, Millennials will account for a staggering one-third of total retail spending.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The same wave motion can also account for unexplained fluctuations in the dipole field.
(Nature, )

Those people account for nearly one-third of HIV transmissions in the U.S., report says.
(USA Today - National, )

China, India, Korea and Southeast Asia account for one-quarter of 125 unicorns globally.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Grants come as Google tries to attract more Latinos who account for 3% of its workforce.
(USA Today - Tech, )

At present, top executives account for 2.5 per cent of the BBC's 16,534 members of staff.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The marketplace has changed, and your search strategy needs to account for those changes.
(USA Today - Travel, )

New research considers whether facial recognition technology can account for aging faces.
(UPI - Science News, )

Seasonal strains of the influenza A virus account for about half a million deaths per year.
(Science Daily - News, )

Fifteen percent of advisors specialize in niches but account for a third of advisor assets.
(CNBC, )

Just 10 foods account for nearly half of heart disease deaths in the U.S., researchers say.
(NBC News Health, )

Common variants account for only a small amount of the heritable risk for developing asthma.
(Nature Communications, )

The researchers therefore recommend to account for these eddies in weather prediction models.
(Science Daily - News, )

Devices with detachable keyboards now account for one in five tablets sold, according to IDC.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

But when it comes to online shopping, smartphones account for less than a third of all sales.
(Aaron Saltzman in CBC News - Business, )

7 of the top 10 tech companies account for almost a third of the value of the top 100 brands.
(John Koetsier, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

Rotation may also account for frequent late-flash–mixing events in massive globular clusters.
(Nature, )

Pinot noir grapes now account for 22 per cent of UK vine plantings - second only to Chardonnay.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They account for 29 percent of documentaries and 18 percent of features shown at American fests.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The analyst firm expects online shopping to account for 10 percent of total retail sales by 2017.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Digital revenues now account for 50% of the total UK record industry income, trade body BPI says.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

This work is the first to account for effects of collisions between different positronium species.
(Science Daily - News, )

The International Energy Agency report says Iraq will account for 60% of OPEC's production growth.
(USA Today - Money, )

Land surface models do not usually account for soil movement effects on soil organic carbon (SOC).
(Nature Climate Change, )

Put the surplus in a savings account for a rainy day and perhaps some in stock market mutual funds.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Considering Sony shipped 35.9 million units of the PS4, the Xbox One would account for the balance.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Directors account for 19% of victims of cases, despite making up less than 9% of the UK population.
(BBC News - Business, )

Mechanisms of epilepsy should account for seizure transitions with these unique temporal properties.
(Nature Neuroscience, )

Aaron Brooks and Kirk Hinrich struggle to account for Derrick Rose's absense in a loss to Charlotte.
(USA Today - NBA, )

The official Instagram account for Star Wars uploaded new footage from "The Force Awakens" Thursday.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Oncoviruses (cancer-causing viruses) are said to account for about 12% of new cancer cases annually.
(Science Daily - News, )

Intradiverticular bladder tumours (IDBT) account for approximately 1% of all urinary bladder tumours.
(Nature Reviews Urology, )

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