on someone's account

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on someone's account (not comparable)

  1. For someone's sake.
  2. According to someone's interpretation or account.
    • 2021, Torres v. Madrid (U.S. Supreme Court No. 19-292), Justice Gorsuch dissenting:
      On the majority's account, a Fourth Amendment "seizure" takes place whenever an officer "merely touches" a suspect.