for sake

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for (one's) (own) sake

Out of regard or respect for someone or oneself; for the benefit, advantage, or good of oneself or another person. For my own sake, I'm going to take a few extra days off at Christmas to spend with my family. For Jonathan's sake, we need to be sure to find a restaurant that is sensitive to peanut allergies.
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for someone (or something's) sake

 and for the sake of someone or something
for the purpose or benefit of someone or something; to satisfy the demands of someone or something. I made a meatless dinner for John's sake; he's a vegetarian. The teacher repeated the assignment for the sake of the slower students.
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for one's (own) sake

for one's good or benefit; in honor of someone. I have to earn a living for my family's sake. I did it for my mother's sake.
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References in classic literature ?
Give me no thanks; it is not for your sake that I refrain.
Oh, you know what for; for your sake and your children's in the future.
Your father, unfortunately, yielded to them, for your sake.
He saw the wisdom of it for your sake, for the sake of the family, even for his own sake.
Download Aoun to school students: My struggle for Lebanon's independence was for your sake NNA - On holy Easter occasion, Lebanese President General Michel Aoun and first Lebanese Lady Nadia Chami Aoun opened the doors of Baabda Palace for a delegation of students from five schools in different Lebanese regions, whereupon President Aoun addressed the students saying, "My political struggle in favor of Lebanon's independence was for your sake and the sake of my daughters and grandsons.
For your sake, for the sake of everything small and everything pure they fell to the ground.