on account of

Meaning(s)

1. because of or for the benefit of someone/something

Popularity

High

Professional

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Social

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don't stay/go/stop on my account

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On account of is another way of saying because of or due to. You can use on account of to offer a reason or explanation for something.

Check Icon Social Examples (Basic)

  1. On account of the heavy rain today, we decided not to go for a walk.
  2. Please, don't stay on my account. I'll be fine here on my own.

Check Icon Professional Examples (Advance)

  1. On account of Lucy's sore throat, I offered to make the sales pitch to the potential clients.
  2. I am declining to comment on that statement on account of legal advice I was given.

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