por cuenta de

por cuenta de
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in the name of)
a. on behalf of
El abogado solo está actuando por cuenta de su cliente.The lawyer is just acting on behalf of his client.
2. (be paid by)
a. at the expense of
Cualquier reparación hecha a la propiedad correrá por cuenta de la propietaria, no del inquilino.Any repairs made to the property will be at the expense of the owner, not the tenant.
b. on
El almuerzo de hoy va por cuenta mía. - Gracias, Pepe.Today's lunch is on me. - Thanks, Pepe.
c. the responsibility of
Todas las deudas acumuladas después del 2010 corren por cuenta de los dueños actuales de la empresa.All the debts accrued after 2010 are the responsibility of the current owners of the company.
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