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Consider the following sentence:

"This also leads us to being miserable ON ACCOUNT of others and lets us accept the role of victim."

Does 'on account of others' mean 'because of others'?

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Christine ChristieDoes 'on account of others' mean 'because of others'?

Exactly, and in my opinion it is greatly inferior stylistically to "because of others". Personally, I avoid "on account of". Maybe that's just my personal taste.

CJ