take something into account

take something into account
take account of something/take something into account/ phrase
to consider something when you are trying to make a decision

Compensation awards take into account the pain and suffering caused to the victim.

If you take inflation into account, we actually spend less now.

A good transport strategy must take account of the environmental issues.

Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym
Main entry: account

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take something into account (or take account of)
consider a specified thing along with other factors before reaching a decision or taking action

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take (something) into account (or take account of (something))
: to think about (something) before doing something (such as making a decision) :consider

Try to take our feelings into account. [=try to think about how we will feel]

Other issues must be taken into account before a choice can be made.

She did very well on the test when you take into account how little she studied.

She takes no account of my feelings. [=she doesn't consider how I feel]

The new health plan fails to take account of the fact that many people cannot pay for their medicine.

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Main Entry:account

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take account of sth | take sth into account idiom
to consider particular facts, circumstances, etc. when making a decision about sth

The company takes account of environmental issues wherever possible.

Coursework is taken into account as well as exam results.

The defendant asked for a number of other offences to be taken into account.

Main entry:accountidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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