reckon without sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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reckon without sth

phrasal verb with reckon uk   us   /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.
(Definition of reckon without sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reckon without sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有考虑到, 对…未加考虑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有考慮到, 對…未加考慮…
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