reckon as

reckon (someone or something) as (someone or something)

To consider or think of someone or something in a particular way or as being some particular thing. I've always reckoned you as a friend, Jennifer. Analysts are already reckoning this as one of the most influential presidencies in the history of the country.
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reckon someone as someone or something

to perceive someone as someone or something. I reckoned her as a more thoughtful individual than she turned out to be. Mary reckoned Scott as a constant irritation, and she was right on the button.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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