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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
(Definition of allow for sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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