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    #1

    account ... for ....

    Hi

    Is it alright to say:

    They want to account all the people for their crimes.

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    Re: account ... for ....

    They want to account all the people for their crimes.

    How about:

    They want to make people accountable for all their crimes.

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    Re: account ... for ....

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    They want to account all the people for their crimes.

    How about:

    They want to make people accountable for all their crimes.
    Maybe both versions are correct, or maybe yours is better

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    Re: account ... for ....

    Depends on what you want to say:

    Do you want to make people responsible for their crimes?

    or

    Do you want to actually tabulate the number of crimes?

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    Re: account ... for ....

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    Is it alright to say:

    They want to account all the people for their crimes.
    No. However, you can bring people to account or hold them accountable.


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