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    northpath is offline Member
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    account for usage

    Does the sentence I cant account for his behaviour. means I cant take responsibility for his behaviour. Or I cant find any reasons for his behaviour. (I cant explain his behaviour)?

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    Re: account for usage

    Possibly either.

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    Re: account for usage

    I'd understand it as the second.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: account for usage

    I agree with GoesStation.

    What would have a meaning close to the first option is:

    I'm not accountable for his behavior.

    or

    I can't be held accountable for his behavior.

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