Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. Noego's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • French
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • Canada

    • Join Date: Mar 2007
    • Posts: 583
    #1

    On account of...

    "He'd written me this note asking me to stop by and say good-by before vacation started, on account of I wasn't coming back."

    Does on account of means "because of", the reason because?

    Thank you!


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
    • Posts: 19,434
    #2

    Re: On account of...

    Yes - "because".

    A colloquial term.

Similar Threads

  1. a confused account, a confusing account
    By joham in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-Dec-2007, 05:38
  2. account
    By Hanka in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 25-Oct-2007, 21:13
  3. Take account of...
    By nyggus in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 30-Jun-2006, 13:41
  4. account for
    By Hanka in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 25-Jun-2006, 06:41

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •