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The golden crab of the Gulf of Mexico has not been fished

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48. The golden crab of the Gulf of Mexico has not been fished commercially in great numbers, primarily on account of living at great depths-- 2,500 to 3,000 feet down.

(A) on account of living

(B) on account of their living

(C) because it lives

(D) because of living

(E) being they live

look at the following explanation

"As used in choices A, B, and D, the phrases on account of and because of are unidiomatic"

why the use of "on account of " and "because of " are unidiomatic?
The golden crab of the Gulf of Mexico has not been fished   [#permalink] 23 Jan 2005, 11:43
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