Student or Learner
Would you tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentences?
“No, not I,” said Silver.
“Flint was captain, I was quartermaster along of my timber leg.”
“I never had such luck, really,” exclaimed coquettish Miss Price after another hand or two.
“It’s all along of you, Mr. Nickleby, I think.” (Ch. Dickens, “Nicholas Nickleby”)
(all) along of = for the sake of, because of, thanks to, due to
Thank you for your efforts.
Yes, though I'd take for the sake of out of the list.