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    Hello,

    "What accounts most for the body is how we feed" in this sentence what "account for" means exactly or could you give me another verb to understand the meaning? Many thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fawren View Post
    Hello,

    "What accounts most for the body is how we feed" in this sentence what "account for" means exactly or could you give me another verb to understand the meaning? Many thanks.
    Where does this sentence come from?

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    I'm not a teacher!

    Hi arkadash,

    account for = be the determining factor in

    http://www.answers.com/account+for?a...ookup&nafid=27

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    Quote Originally Posted by fawren View Post
    Hello,

    "What accounts most for the body is how we feed" in this sentence what "account for" means exactly or could you give me another verb to understand the meaning? Many thanks.
    What counts most for the body is what we feed it.
    How do you account for your great body? I feed it well!

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