Reckoning

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Reckoning

1. See: Bill.

2. See: Account.

3. Informal; an estimation.
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If I got caught, I reckon I wouldn't get a mite less than ten years.
"I reckon I'd best warn you that that there trigger-pull is filed dreadful fine.
"The world's a pretty low down place to have a thing like you prowling around in it, but it ain't so plumb low down, I reckon, as to let you put a hole in me.
I reckoned I'd seen your kind before, and now I sure know I have.
But Kearney reckons his Buddies will have to be at their best if they are to come away with a result this afternoon.
This newspaper reckons the PM and his deputy have about as much chance of delivering this as a disused power station.
Speaking to the Herald Sun Confidential, he said: "My doctor reckons I'll be dead by Christmas time.
Jose Enrique reckons Swansea could suffer a backlash from pent-up striker Luis Suarez.
Delme reckons the Tongans will win by just four points, with Matt predicting the USA will push Samoa to within five.
On the one hand, she reckons Coleen shouldn't forgive Wayne.
Now he reckons it's time silverware was added to these precious jewels as he tipped Well to take advantage of Aberdeen's inconsistency.
She realized as early as 1946 that it is only when one reckons with the evil within oneself that one can forgive others.