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for good measure

as extra; (adding) a little more to make sure there is enough. When I bought a pound of nails, the clerk threw in a few extra nails for good measure. I always put a little extra salt in the soup for good measure.
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for good measure

in addition to something else already said or done He wrote a great article, and for good measure took the photograph used for the magazine cover.
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for good measure

if you do something or add something for good measure, you do it or add it in addition to something else In today's programme we have a full report on today's top football matches, with some cricket and athletics thrown in for good measure. I swept the floor and polished the table, and then, for good measure, I cleaned the windows.
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for good measure

In addition to the required amount. For example, Whenever she bakes she adds a little more cinnamon for good measure, or He didn't argue with my price, so I gave him some extra supplies for good measure.
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for good measure

In addition to the required amount.
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