make allowance(s) for (someone or something)

1. To prepare adequately for someone or something. My whole family is coming to Thanksgiving dinner now, so you better make allowance for seven more people at the table. The weather there is pretty inconsistent at this time of year, so make allowances for that when you pack.2. To be forgiving or accepting of someone or something due to special circumstances. When the weather is this bad, the company makes allowance for Gina"s tardiness because she has a very long commute. The teachers have been kind enough to make allowances for Jake this semester after his mother"s sudden death.See also: make

make allowance(s)

(for someone or something) 1.

Bạn đang xem: Make allowance for là gì

to allow time, space, food, etc., for someone or something. When planning the party, please make allowances for John and his family. I"m making allowance for ten extra guests.

Xem thêm: Phương PháP HọC Giao TiếP Ở Langmaster Là Gì, Trung Tâm Tiếng Anh Langmaster Có Tốt Không

2. to make excuses or explanations for someone or something; to take into consideration the negative effects of someone or something. You"re very late even when we make allowance for the weather. We have to make allowance for the age of the house when we judge its condition.See also: allowance, make

make allowance for

Also, make allowances for. Take into account extenuating circumstances, as in We have to make allowance for Jeff; he"s very new to the business, or Grandma is always making allowances for the children"s bad manners. See also: allowance, make

make alˈlowances for somebody

not judge somebody too strictly because of certain problems or difficulties: The court was asked to make allowances for the age of the accused.See also: allowance, make, somebody

make allowance

/allowances for1. To take into consideration when planning something.2. To make excuses for or treat with leniency.See also: allowance, makeSee also:
make a stink make a stink (about something) make a stink about someone/something make a thing of make a thing of/out of something make a U-turn make a Virginia fence make a virtue of necessity make a virtue of necessity, to make a wide stride make a world of difference make a, no, some, etc. difference make a/your pile make about make acquaintance make advances make advances at (one) make advances to make advances to (one) make after make against make all the difference make all the difference (in the world) make allowance make allowance for make allowance(s) for (someone or something) make allowances for somebody make amends Make America Great Again make an appearance make an appointment make an ass of oneself/someone, to make an effort (to do something) make an end of (something) make an entrance make an example (out) of (one) make an example of make an example of somebody make an exception make an exhibition of make an exhibition of (oneself) make an exhibition of oneself make an exhibition of yourself make an honest buck make an honest woman (out) of (someone) make an honest woman of make an honest woman of her make an honest woman of somebody make an honest woman of someone make an impression make an impression on
- Từ đồng nghĩa, cách dùng từ tương tự Thành ngữ, tục ngữ make allowance(s) for (someone or something)