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In addition to the idiom beginning with account, also see all present and accounted for; by all accounts; call to account; give a good account; no accounting for tastes; on account of; on no account; on one's own account; take account of; take into account; turn to good account.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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