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make allowance (or al...

make allowance (or allowances) for

 
See:
allowance
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to be lenient toward; excuse; pardon.
She makes allowances for her child.
synonyms:
excuse, forgive, overlook, pardon
similar words:
endure
definition 2: to take into account as a factor that would lessen the apparent extremity of a situation.
We make allowance for his handicap.
synonyms:
consider, regard