allow for sth
— phrasal verb with allow uk /əˈlaʊ/ us /əˈlaʊ/ verb
- You have to allow for a time lag between order and delivery.
- Our range of children's clothing is generously sized to allow for shrinkage.
- Remember to allow for extra time if you are travelling at rush hour.
- Did you allow for staff absences when you drew up the work schedule?
- At least the old curriculum allowed for some variation in classroom activities.
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