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English definition of “on sb's account”

on sb's account

If something is said to be on someone's or something's account, it is because of that person or thing: I'm not very hungry, so please don't cook on my account (= don't cook just for me). They were tired, but not any less enthusiastic on that account.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
(Definition of on sb's account from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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