Translation: from english

to give a good account of oneself

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  • give a good account of oneself — give a good (or bad) account of oneself make a favorable (or unfavorable) impression through one s performance …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a good account of oneself — idi to behave or perform well …   From formal English to slang

  • give a good account of — phrasal : to acquit (oneself) well able to give a good account of himself in a street brawl W.J.Ghent …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a good account of — phrasal to acquit (oneself) well …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • account of oneself — ▪ To give a good (or bad) performance ▪ To do well (or badly) ● account …   Useful english dictionary

  • account — [ə kount′] vt. [ME acounten < OFr aconter < a , to + conter, to tell < compter < L computare: see COMPUTE] to consider or judge to be; deem; value vi. 1. to furnish a reckoning (to someone) of money received and paid out 2. to make… …   English World dictionary

  • account — I n. description report 1) to give, render an account 2) an accurate, true; biased, one sided; blow by blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident) 3) newspaper,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • account — /əˈkaʊnt / (say uh kownt) noun 1. a verbal or written recital of particular transactions and events; narrative: an account of everything as it happened. 2. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. 3. a statement of reasons, causes,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • account — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. report, relate, narrate. See description. v. t. attribute. See cause. n. report, recital, narrative, description, story, tale, history, chronicle, statement; accounting. on account on account of II …   English dictionary for students

  • account — ac•count [[t]əˈkaʊnt[/t]] n. v. count•ed, count•ing 1) an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative 2) an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior 3) a statement of reasons, causes, etc., explaining some… …   From formal English to slang

  • account — /euh kownt /, n. 1. an oral or written description of particular events or situations; narrative: an account of the meetings; an account of the trip. 2. an explanatory statement of conduct, as to a superior. 3. a statement of reasons, causes, etc …   Universalium


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