Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 7

In this free English vocabulary video lesson you’ll learn the most commonly used English words and phrases for everyday life with the help of carefully chosen pictures and example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation – account, accountant, on no account (also not on any account), take account of something (also take something into account)accurate and accurately.

 

account /əˈkaʊnt/     noun

  1. words that somebody says or writes about something that happened

e.g.    Sandra gave us an account of her experience of taking part in the show.

  Laura gave the police a full account of the incident.

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  1.     an amount of money that you keep in a bank

e.g.        Julia has opened an account with Barclay’s Bank.

      My salary is paid into my bank account.

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  1. accounts (usually plural)    a detailed record of the money that a business receives and spends in a particular period of time

e.g.    The accounts for last year showed a profit of $3 million.

  Who keeps the accounts for your business?

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accountant /əˈkaʊntənt/     noun

a person whose job is to keep or check financial accounts

e.g.        Sharon is an accountant.

      Sandra talked to the company’s chief accountant.

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on no account

also not on any account

not for any reason (used when saying that someone must not do something) 

e.g.        On no account should you drink and drive.

      On no account should the house be left unlocked.

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take account of something

also take something into account

consider particular facts or circumstances when making a decision about something

e.g.    The company takes account of environmental issues wherever possible.

  These figures do not take account of changes in the rate of inflation.

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accurate /ˈækjərət/     adjective

  1. able to give completely correct information or to do something in an exact way

e.g.    My watch is very accurate.

  a highly accurate electronic compass

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  1.     Correct and true in every detail

e.g.        Doctors need accurate information about their patients.

      Police believe Oliver give an accurate account of what happened.

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accurately /ˈækjərətli/     adverb

e.g.        It’s impossible to predict the weather accurately.

      The map was accurately drawn.

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