Example sentences for: account

How can you use “account” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Geologists say that the concept of continental drift may need to be revised to account for some sudden reshufflings that took place in Earth's past.

  • This grandiose account was adopted almost uncritically by his biographer, Edward Bumgardner, and then by Kennedy, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning sampler of hagiographies cemented it in the public mind.

  • "Richardson's need to make Picasso into a serious artist and an honorable man (instead of the inspired poetic rascal he actually was) deforms, above all, his account of Picasso's relations with women," he writes.

  • No attempt was made to account for genetic predispositions to cancer that are known to be associated with a person's heritage.

  • To account for these indirect effects of economic activity, economists use economic multipliers that are related to worker's marginal propensity to consume.


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