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On most of the accounts, life of a farmer is very hard.

Is the use of the phrase 'on most of the accounts' right here? If not, what will be the best substitution?

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I think you're probably looking for:

By most accounts, the life of a farmer is very hard.

This would mean that according to most people, a farmer's life is very hard.

Otherwise I'm not sure what on most of the accounts would mean in this context.

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