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English definition of “reckon without sth”

reckon without sth

UK phrasal verb with reckon     /ˈrek.ən/ verb
to fail to think about something when you are making plans and therefore not be prepared to deal with it: We'd expected a two-hour drive but had reckoned without the rain.Not expected or planned
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