for something's sake


for something's sake

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • for its own sake or something for something's sake or for the sake of it — indicating something that is done as an end in itself rather than to achieve some other purpose. → sake …   English new terms dictionary

  • do something for something's sake — do something for its own sake or do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake to do something because you enjoy it or think it is important, not because… …   English dictionary

  • for old times' sake — for old times’ sake phrase so that you can remember a happy time in the past Let’s go back to Brighton, for old times’ sake. Thesaurus: ways of talking about memoriessynonym Main entry: old * * * I see sake I …   Useful english dictionary

  • for old times' sake — as a way of remembering something pleasant from the past. I thought we d take the train, just for old times sake …   New idioms dictionary

  • for old times' sake — adverb An appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something. Sometimes expressed in its Scots form, for old long since …   Wiktionary

  • for something's own sake — for (something s) own sake because something is worth doing. Arnold is dedicated to writing for its own sake, and doesn t worry about whether he can sell what he writes …   New idioms dictionary

  • do something for its own sake — or do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake do something for the sake of it or do something for something s sake to do something because you enjoy it or think it is important, not because you want to achieve an aim… …   English dictionary

  • do something for its own sake — do something for the sake of it do something for something’s sake phrase to do something because you enjoy it or think it is important, not because you want to achieve an aim Encourage your children to seek knowledge for its own sake. I’m not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raised on Rock/For Ol’ Times Sake — Raised On Rock Студийный альбом …   Википедия

  • sake — [ seık ] noun count usually singular ** 1. ) the benefit or good of someone or something: for someone s sake: We hope for her sake that the wedding goes as planned. for the sake of something: The regulation is not just for the protection of the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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