單字 account 的常見用法

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內容簡介

你可能知道名詞 “account” 可以表示 “帳戶”,但你知道這個字的其它用法嗎?片語 “take into account” 和 “account for” 分別是什麼意思?聽主持人 Phil 講解 “account” 的常見用法。

用法總結

1. 名詞 “account” 可以表示 “記錄,帳戶”,比如 “bank account 銀行帳戶”。

  • I opened a new account for my savings.
  • My account has been locked because I forgot the log in details.

2. 名詞 “account” 還可以表示 “對發生過的事進行的陳述,報告”。

  • According to his account, it wasn’t his fault!
  • The police has got a detailed account of that old robbery case.

3. 搭配 “take something into account” 的意思是 “考慮到”,與 “consider something” 相似。

  • We need to take into account that he has lied to us before.
  • I won’t raise his rent, taking into account that he has just lost his job.

4. 搭配 “account for something” 可以表達 “就…做出解釋”。

  • That pool hasn’t been cleaned for a while, that may account for the change of the colour.