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(similar to "because of")

 

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

 

camping
 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"

 

 

 

 

Prepositions

about 

above 

across 

after  

along 

amid  

among 

around 

at

before 

below  

beside 

beyond 

but  

by 

despite  

down  

except  

for

in

inside  

into 

near 

of

off 

on

onto 

out

over 

past 

per  

to

under 

until  

upon  

via  

with 

within 

 

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