Übersetzung von “account for sth” — Englisch–Russisch Wörterbuch

account for sth

phrasal verb with account uk /əˈkaʊnt/ us verb
BE PART OF

to be part of a total number of something

составлять
Oil accounts for 40% of Norway's exports.
EXPLAIN

to be the reason for something, or to explain the reason for something

объяснять
She was asked to account for the missing money.

(Übersetzung von “account for sth” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Russisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)