Crow

eat crow

Meaning: being proven wrong after taking a strong stand

Example: No that my brother has proved that I was wrong I will have to eat crow. Read on

as the crow flies

Meaning: in a straight line

Example: The nearest hotel is about 24 kilometers away as the crow flies. Read on

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account for

Meaning: to have to provide an explanation for (something)

Example: The horrible weather accounted for more than 20 percent absenteeism at work today. Read on

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