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Meaning of "give a bad account of oneself" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF

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WHAT DOES GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of give a bad account of oneself in the English dictionary

The definition of give a bad account of oneself in the dictionary is to perform badly.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF

give
give a good account of oneself
give a horse its head
give a monkey´s
give a person a fit
give a person five
give a person his due
give a person what for
give a toss
give a wide berth to
give as good as one gets
give away
give battle
give birth
give chase
give free rein
give ground
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF

beside oneself
do well for oneself
enjoy oneself
expose oneself
express oneself
fall over oneself
find oneself
full of oneself
give a good account of oneself
himself
keep oneself to oneself
keep to oneself
kill oneself
make a pig of oneself
make an exhibition of oneself
not know where to put oneself
oneself
present oneself
relieve oneself
take something upon oneself
turn in on oneself

Synonyms and antonyms of give a bad account of oneself in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give a bad account of oneself» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF

Find out the translation of give a bad account of oneself to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give a bad account of oneself from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give a bad account of oneself» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给人留下不好的自己的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar una mala cuenta de uno mismo
570 millions of speakers

English

give a bad account of oneself
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वयं का एक बुरा खाते दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء الاعتبار سوء النفس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ставят низкую зарекомендовали
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar uma má conta de si mesmo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিজের একটি খারাপ অ্যাকাউন্ট দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner une mauvaise compte de soi-même
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berikan akaun buruk tentang diri sendiri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geben ein schlechtes Konto von sich selbst
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分の焦げ付きを与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자신 의 나쁜 계정을 제공합니다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi akun ala saka awake dhewe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung cấp cho một tài khoản xấu của chính mình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தன்னை ஒரு மோசமான கணக்கு கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वतःचे वाईट खाते द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kötü bir hesap vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare una cattiva considerazione di sé
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

słabo pod uwagę siebie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дають погані зарекомендували
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da un cont rau de sine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Δίνουν χαμηλή λογαριασμό του εαυτού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee ´n slegte weergawe van jouself
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ger en dålig hänsyn till sig själv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gir en dårlig rede for seg selv
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give a bad account of oneself

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF»

The term «give a bad account of oneself» is normally little used and occupies the 146.762 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give a bad account of oneself

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3 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE A BAD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF»

Discover the use of give a bad account of oneself in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give a bad account of oneself and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
In at the Death: Settling Accounts, Book Four
From the Hardcover edition.
Harry Turtledove, 2007
2
Giving an Account of Oneself
How does the turn to social theory offer us a chance to understand the specifically social character of our own unknowingness about ourselves?In this invaluable book, by recasting ethics as a project in which being ethical means becoming ...
Judith P. Butler, 2005
3
The Glade Within The Grove
Winner of the Miles Franklin Award.Two of David Foster's previous books, Dog Rock and The Pale Blue Crochet Coathanger, feature the eccentric postman D'Arcy D'Olivieres, a great and memorable creation, and one who makes a welcome return to ...
David Foster, 2012

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