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

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE A GOOD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF

give a good account of oneself play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE A GOOD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF

give a bad 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
give in

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE A GOOD 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 bad 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 good account of oneself in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

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

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The translations of give a good 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 good account of oneself» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给一个好交代自己的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar buena cuenta de sí mismo
570 millions of speakers

English

give a good account of oneself
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वयं का एक अच्छा खाते दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء الاعتبار جيدة من نفسه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать хорошо себя зарекомендовать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar boa conta de si mesmo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিজেকে একটি ভাল অ্যাকাউন্ট দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner une bonne raison de se
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berikan akaun yang baik kepada diri sendiri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sich gut schlagen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分の良い口座を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자신 의좋은 직고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyumbangake awake dhewe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

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

Translator English - Tamil

தன்னை ஒரு நல்ல கணக்கு கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वतःचे चांगले खाते द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kendini iyi hesapla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare una buona prova di sé
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać z siebie dobre konto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати добре себе зарекомендувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da un cont bun de sine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δίνουν μια πολύ καλή εικόνα του εαυτού μας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee ´n goeie rekenskap van hulself
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge en bra redogörelse för sig själv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi en god redegjørelse for seg selv
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give a good account of oneself

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

The term «give a good account of oneself» is normally little used and occupies the 149.748 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE A GOOD ACCOUNT OF ONESELF»

Discover the use of give a good account of oneself in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give a good account of oneself and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
See NOT GIVE A DAMN. give a good account of oneself Behave or perform creditably, as in Harry gave a good account of himself over the lastfew months, or The company willprobably give a good account ofitself in the next quarter.
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... treasury bench gave a cold shoulder to the purposeful proposal Give a false colouring: Misrepresent * The police gave a false colouring to the case to save their own skin Give a good account of oneself: Do well, act in a way that brings credit ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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TOEIC Test必須イディオム2200: スコア730をとるための
Group 26 788 Basic Idioms for TOEIC (1 1 -give) □ give a good account of oneself (ttt£K& t"C) iir/illctSS Ho, £* i^o-CWIt-S, ^X^^<t dgiveapoor account of oneself \ He took part in the contest and gave a good account of himself. (tftlinVxX  ...
木村恒夫, 2005
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
... what he has done and why, esp if this was apparently wrong: He was called to account for his ridiculous behaviour. give a good account of oneself (rather formal) to do well: He gave a good account of himself (during the match). on 1 AtoZ ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Chambers Idioms
... what he has done and why, esp if this was apparently wrong: He was called to account for his ridiculous behaviour. give a good account of oneself (rather formal) to do well: He gave a good account of himself (during the match). on 1 AtoZ ...
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Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After ...
To give a good account of oneself in the first mode, one simply needs to say: 'I won the election and I have a right to rule in consequence; the electors will judge me come the next election.' To give a good account of oneself in the second mode ...
Robert E. Goodin, 2008
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
He is giving a final touch to his composition. give a good account of oneself shquhem, dallohem, nderoj veten □ Although he is quite small, John gave a good account of himself when he was attacked by those hooligans. □ Our team gave a ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
8
Concise English Dictionary
bring, call, to account to demand of someone an explanation or justification of what they have done: to reprimand; by all accounts according to general opinion: give a good account of oneself to give a good performance: to do well; hold to ...
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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American Slang: Cultural Language Guide to Living in the USA
Account Give a good account of oneself: to credibly defend oneself or to do well. The new hire gave a good account of himself. On account of: because of. He was late on account of the accident. Take into account: take into consideration.
Joseph Melillo, Edward M. Melillo, 2004
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The Nelson Contemporary English Dictionary
... 3 importance a man of no account give a good account of oneself to do well in some struggle or competition The visiting team gave a good account of themselves on account of because of on my (your, hisl account out of consideration for me ...
W. T. Cunningham, 1977

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