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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “allow for sth”

allow for sth

phrasal verb with allow /əˈlaʊ/ verb
to consider something when you are planning something
顾及,考虑到;为…留出余地
We allowed for living expenses of £20 a day.
我们每天给自己留出20英镑的生活开销。
[+ -ing verb] You should allow for the plane being delayed.
你应该考虑到飞机晚点怎么办。
We have to allow for the possibility that we might not finish on schedule.
我们必须考虑到我们有可能不能按时完成。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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