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(similar to "because of")


1. The camping trip ended early on account of the rain.


 2. He was sent to fight in Afghanistan on account of his skill in martial arts.
man with sticks
  3. He couldn't go to work on account of a head injury.
head injury


 4. The movie theater had to shut down on account of a lack of business.


child in theater
 5. She had to quit her job on account of her pregnancy.
couple expecting baby
 6. She was asked to resign from her job on account of her tattoos.
woman on cell phone
 7. She had to retire from her job on account of her age.
woman reading

"on account of " is similar to "because of" or "due to"


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