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    #1

    That needs no accounting for .....?

    1. That needs no accounting for.
    2. You don't need to account for that.

    What do they mean?

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    Re: That needs no accounting for .....?

    1. That needs no accounting for.
    2. You don't need to account for that.


    To "account for something", in this sense, means to provide an explanation for something .. particularly an explanation that others would consider satisfactory.

    And so, a detective might say: "You don't need to account for the accusation that you were at the crime scene that night, we know you were overseas at the time. The witness was mistaken".

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