It is from this video. It is at around 5 minute and 11 second. Here is the context:

While the lats, you know, serve a very important role of stability, shoulder health, they are not the prime movers of the bar and should not be accounted with the training of the prime movers, chest and triceps.

I understand what the speaker means from the context, but I cannot get what account with means exactly.


You could paraphrase shoud not be accounted with the training of the prime movers as "should not be reckoned part of the training of the prime movers" or "should not be considered (as) part of the training of the prime movers".

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  • Do you think it may have been a slight misspeak? That can be a problem with analyzing speech too closely. – J.R. Aug 9 '18 at 11:30
  • @J.R. An older meaning of account is "to regard, to consider, to treat, to reckon". It functions like a copular/predicative verb with a nominal subject-complement (what used to be called a "predicate nominative").. Here I think the preposition with is somewhat elliptical. should not be accounted part of the prime movers' training regimen – Tᴚoɯɐuo Aug 9 '18 at 11:33

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