English version

for your own good/safety/benefit etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfor your own good/safety/benefit etcfor your own good/safety/benefit etcif you do something for someone’s own good etc, you do it to help them even though they might not like it or want it I’m only telling you this for your own good. He was kept away from the other prisoners for his own safety. own
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for your own good/safety/benefit etcHe will work for your financial independence and will never take advantage or misuse your money for his own good.Intelligent Buildings Too smart for their own good?It looked as if the transports were advancing too fast for their own safety.Lewin and Nnah were also led away for their own safety.Of course they kept a sharp lookout in such congested waters for their own safety.Often one step too many for his own good.We got too famous for our own good.You might be just a wee bit too clever for your own good now.
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