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open an account

This page is about the collocation open an account

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to start an account with a bank, credit union, building society, supplier of goods, etc.

For example

  • I was still at school when I opened my first bank account.

  • This graph shows the number of accounts that were opened in each branch last year.

Quick Quiz

To open a bank account, you need to show

a. your passbook

b. a withdrawal slip

c. proof of identity

Contributor: Matt Errey