on account of clause

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Wed Oct 26 00:04:42 UTC 2011

On Oct 25, 2011, at 3:38 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:

> What prompted this post is a line (scripted, no doubt) from a Canadian
> TV show that I've mentioned at least once previously.
> DaVinci's Inquest, Season 2 (2000) Episode 11 @10:40
>> I had to drive him on account of he lost his license.

some discussion in the section on finite clauses as objects of prepositions here:


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