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on account of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon account of somethingon account of somethingBECAUSEbecause of something else, especially a problem or difficulty She was told to wear flat shoes, on account of her back problem. account
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on account of somethingCould this be on account of the incongruity between their neurons and mine?Games are often canceled on account of rain.I studied her carefully on account of my special relationship with her son, Sylvester.Mere discriminations on account of race or color were not regarded as badges of slavery.But only on account of the smooth running of the business, she realised.Some sectors, moreover, lagged behind completely, by force of circumstances or on account of reluctance to abandon traditional ways.Today our hair is very red on account of the rain that is threatening us.
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