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    #1

    Question take into account

    1. take someone or something into account and take into account someone or something
      to remember to consider someone or something [McGraw-Hill]
    2. take something into account and take something into consideration
      to consider something to be an important factor in some decision. [McGraw-Hill]
    3. take something/somebody into account also take account of something/somebody
      to think about something or someone when you are making a decision or a judgement [Cambridge]
    4. take something into account also take account of something
      to include something when making a decision or judgment [Cambridge]

      http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/take+into+account


      I am wondering what is the difference between those? or are they interchangeable? if so, when or in which situation?

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    #2

    Re: take into account

    In most cases there will be no difference.

    Have you any specific examples?

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