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keep an account of

Definition of keep an account of in English:

Keep a record of.
Example sentences
  • They were also told that 10 percent must be saved, 10 percent given to charity, and they had to ‘keep an account of how we spent or saved the other 80 percent’.
  • Somehow he kept an account of these labyrinthine dealings, for the village court records were faultless.
  • Also keeping an account of the goings on was Paddy Maher, originally from Rathleague.
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