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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.
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement