make allowance(s) for


make allowance(s) for
1 you must make allowances for delays: TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION, take into account, bear in mind, have regard to, provide for, plan for, make plans for, get ready for, cater for, allow for, make provision for, make preparations for, prepare for.
2 she made allowances for his faults: EXCUSE, make excuses for, forgive, pardon, overlook.

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