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 Meanings and Examples of ACCOUNTANT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
accountant
 n.  one who maintains and audits business accounts
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I shook hands with this miracle, and I learned he was the Company's chief accountant, and that all the bookkeeping was done at this station.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
2  I lived in a hut in the yard, but to be out of the chaos I would sometimes get into the accountant's office.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
3  Finally, I went to the landlord, who is an accountant living on the ground floor, and I asked him if he could tell me what had become of the Red-headed League.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
4  The accountant stopped, facing the Cossack, and examined him with attentive curiosity.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVII
5  It gives a fairly good account of the affair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
6  Each had a long account of the affair, and some had leaders upon it in addition.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
7  If the man is caught, it will be on account of their exertions; if he escapes, it will be in spite of their exertions.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
8  This last was too much, however, and I gave him notice to leave on account of it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
9  He was reading a brown-backed volume, but as the crowd approached he laid it aside, and listened attentively to an account of the episode.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
10  The victims of persecution had now turned persecutors on their own account, and persecutors of the most terrible description.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
11  As to what occurred there, we cannot do better than quote the old hunter's own account, as duly recorded in Dr. Watson's Journal, to which we are already under such obligations.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
12  I've done my work now, and I don't care how soon I go, but I should like to leave some account of the business behind me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
13  I can vouch for the accuracy of the subjoined account, for I have had access to Lestrade's note-book, in which the prisoner's words were taken down exactly as they were uttered.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
14  When he finished we sat for some minutes in a stillness which was only broken by the scratching of Lestrade's pencil as he gave the finishing touches to his shorthand account.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
15  You should publish an account of the case.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
Example Sentence: (190 in 13 pages)
16  Jack could not account for his foolish mistake.
17  The store debited his account for the purchase.
18  My bank account is in the red.
19  The book gives an admirably succinct account of the technology and its history.
20  She gave an accurate account of the case.
21  I was called to account for my conduct by the headmistress.
22  He prefaced the diaries with a short account of how they were discovered.
23  His current account was seriously overdrawn.
24  I paid the cheque into my savings account.
25  Switch to an interest-paying current account and stay in credit.
26  We invested the money in a high-interest bank account.
27  On his account we miss the bus.
28  He was too shocked to give an account of what had happened.
29  Don't forget to charge the money to my account.
30  The freight is not included in the account.