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count for something

to be valid for something; to be worth something. Doesn't all my work count for anything? Your positive attitude counts for a lot as far as I'm concerned.
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count for

1. Have importance or worth, as in Doesn't his long tenure count for anything? or Does this tournament count for computer points? This usage employs count in the sense of "enter into a reckoning." [Mid-1800s]
2. count for nothing. Have no influence or effect, as in All his work counts for nothing since they've dropped the project. This idiom was first recorded in 1861.
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The worldwide rig count for November 2015 was 2,047, down 39 from the 2,086 counted in October 2015, and down 1,623 from the 3,670 counted in November 2014.
The worldwide rig count for October 2015 was 2,086, down 85 from the 2,171 counted in September 2015, and down 1,571 from the 3,657 counted in October 2014.
The worldwide rig count for March 2002 was 1,808, down 166 from the 1,974 counted in February 2002 and down 523 from the 2,331 counted in March 2001.
The worldwide rig count for September 2015 was 2,171, down 55 from the 2,226 counted in August 2015, and down 1,488 from the 3,659 counted in September 2014.
The worldwide rig count for January 2002 was 2,016 up 99 from the 1,917 counted in December 2001 and down 358 from the 2,374 counted in January 2001.
The worldwide rig count for August 2015 was 2,226, up 59 from the 2,167 counted in July 2015, and down 1,416 from the 3,642 counted in August 2014.
The US rig count for December 2001 was 901 down 99 from the 1,000 counted in November 2001 and down 196 from the 1,097 counted in December 2000.
rig count for July 2015 was 866, up 5 from the 861 counted in June 2015, and down 1,010 from the 1,876 counted in July 2014.
rig count for November 2001 was 1,000 down 111 from the 1,111 counted in October 2001 and down 67 from the 1,067 counted in November 2000.
rig count for June 2015 was 861, down 28 from the 889 counted in May 2015, and down 1,000 from the 1,861 counted in June 2014.
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)(PCX:BHI)(EBS:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for October 2001 was 750, down 16 from the 766 counted in September 2001 and up 23 from the 727 counted in October 2000.
para]]HOUSTON, June 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for May 2015 was 1,158, down 44 from the 1,202 counted in April 2015, and down 192 from the 1,350 counted in May 2014.
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)(PCX:BHI)(EBS:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for September 2001 was 766, up 10 from the 756 counted in August 2001 and up 52 from the 714 counted in September 2000.
para]]HOUSTON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for April 2015 was 1,202, down 49 from the 1,251 counted in March 2015, and down 147 from the 1,349 counted in April 2014.
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)(PCX:BHI)(EBS:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for August 2001 was 756, up 8 from the 748 counted in July 2001 and up 51 from the 705 counted in August 2000.