on someone's account

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on someone's account

:because of someone :in order to please someone
  • Don't leave on our account.
  • You didn't have to clean your room on my account. I don't care if your room is dirty.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

account play
  1. : a record of debit (see 2debit 1a) and credit (see 1credit 2d) entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

  2. : a statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance

  3. : reckoning, computation

  1. : to furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

  2. : to be the sole or primary factor

  3. : to bring about the capture, death, or destruction of something


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