a synonym of "account for"

Discussion in 'English Only' started by pasitoo, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. pasitoo Senior Member

    Spanish
    Hello, I'm looking for a colloquial synonym of "account for'.
    e.g. Protein accounts for one fifth of a human being's body.
    Thank you! :)
     
  2. Lis48

    Lis48 Senior Member

    York, England
    English - British
    Protein makes up one fifth of a human being's body.
    Protein composes one fifth of a human being's body.
    Protein constitutes one fifth of a human being's body.
    Protein forms one fifth of a human being's body.
     

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