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    on account of or that

    1. On account of illness I had a day off.
    2. On account that I was ill, I had a day off.

    Are both correct?

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    Re: on account of or that

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. On account of illness I had a day off.
    2. On account that I was ill, I had a day off.

    Are both correct?
    1. is correct, though "Because I was ill ..." is better.
    2. is wrong.

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