Definition of “on sb's account” - English Dictionary


“on sb's account” in English

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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.

(Definition of “on sb's account” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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