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take (someone or something) into account
To think about, consider, or keep someone or something in mind for the future. This deal also takes your two sons into account. We'll be taking your years of loyal service into account while we consider what should be done.
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take someone or something into accountand take into account someone or something
to remember to consider someone or something. I hope you'll take Bill and Bob into account when you plan the party. I'll try to take into account all the things that are important in a situation like this.
take something into accountand take something into consideration
to consider something to be an important factor in some decision. We will take your long years of service into account when we make our final decision. You can be certain that we will take it into consideration.
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take into account
Also, take account of; take into consideration. Bear in mind, consider, allow for, as in We have to take into account that ten of the musicians were absent, or It's important to take account of where the audience is coming from, or When you take into consideration the fact that they were founded only a year ago, they've done very well. Take into consideration is the oldest of these expressions, dating from the mid-1500s. Take into account and take account of date from the late 1600s. The antonyms, leave out of account or take no account of, mean "ignore, pay no attention to," as in They've left the most important item out of account. [Second half of 1800s] All of these idioms use account in the sense of "reckoning" or "calculation," and consideration in the sense of "regard for the circumstances."
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
take something into acˈcount,
take account of somethingconsider something when making a calculation or decision: It’s clear he didn’t take his family’s wishes into account when deciding to change jobs. ♢ We mustn’t forget to take account of price increases when we do the budget for next year.
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take into account
To take into consideration; allow for.
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- take into account
- take something into account
- take into account (someone or something)
- weigh (something) in the balance
- weigh something in the balance
- (Do) you mean to say (that) (something is the case)?
- (Do) you mean to tell me (that) (something is the case)?
- in (just) a minute
- in (just) a moment
- set in cement