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for the sake of somebody/something
for somebody's/something's sake
in order to help, improve, or please someone or something
He moved to the seaside for the sake of his health.
I only went for Kay's sake.
I hope he's told the truth
because it will be good for him
for God's/Christ's/goodness'/Heaven's etc sake
used when you are telling someone how important it is to do something or not to do something
For goodness sake, don't be late!
used to show that you are angry or annoyed
What is it now, for God's sake?
for the sake of it
if you do something for the sake of it, you do it because you want to and not for any particular reason
She likes spending money just for the sake of it.
for its own sake
something for something's sake
if something is done for its own sake, it is done for the value of the experience itself, not for any advantage it will bring
art for art's sake
for the sake of argument
if you say something for the sake of argument, what you say may not be true but it will help you to have a discussion
Let's say, just for the sake of argument, that you've got £200 to invest.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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