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  • prep. because of

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • owing to; on account of.


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  • It's every speck I kin do ter keep along of de Miss an 'Car'l an' take keer of 'em wi'dout a cent o 'pay; I don't darst tech my stockin' bag in de bank. ''

    Twilight stories

  • Be detec-er-tives from Lunnon, along of Miss Campanula’s murder, likely.

    Overture to Death

  • Du Bois at your house! well, I declare this is the surprisingest part of all: However, I assure you, I think he might have comed for me, as well as you, considering what I have gone through on his account; for, to tell you the truth, it was all along of him that I met with that accident; so I don't take it very kind of him, I promise you.

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World

  • "Look 'ere now, miss;" she said, "which 'll you do – go straight over-the-way' ome, just as you are, or come in along of huz and get yerself cleaned up a bit?"

    Little Miss Peggy: Only a Nursery Story

  • "O Lord, you don't know what you're a saying; you're talking in the unthinkingest manner in the world: why, it was all along of not having no money that I met with that misfortune."

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World


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