sacrifice for

sacrifice someone or something for someone or something

to forfeit someone or something for the sake of someone or something. Surely you won't sacrifice your dear wife for a silly twit like Francine! Would you sacrifice your bank account for a chance to go to Europe?
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References in classic literature ?
But the countess did not want the question put like that: she did not want a sacrifice from her son, she herself wished to make a sacrifice for him.
Not choosing sacrifice for its own sake, but for OUR own sake.
Kalavati's neighbour Ramdhani Yadav (33) and his brother Gulab (28), were also visiting the tantrik and were advised by him to perform a human sacrifice for health, wealth and prosperity.
There has always been a need to act on the great spirit like submission and sacrifice for the Muslim Ummah in general and for the Pakistanis in particular, but keeping in view the current state of affairs in the country, its importance has increased more", he maintained.
From renowned game designer Keiji Inafune and his comcept studio comes Soul Sacrifice, a dark fantasy action-adventure built on a simple question: what would one sacrifice for ultimate power?
For an employer with 5000 workers on an average wage of Au25,000, using salary sacrifice for auto enrolment could save the employer over Au500,000 per year.
How is Christ's sacrifice for sin to be understood?
Dysfunctional values married to catastrophic leadership have led us to the place you go when you are made to believe that solution is sacrifice and that sacrifice for a just cause is not noble but, rather, out of the question.
It was while carrying out the wish of Allah that a ram was sent down to Prophet Ebrahim as a sacrifice for his son, Esmail.
The making of a small sacrifice for a larger gain, is a common tactic of chess masters.
On this day each year, we are meant to remember how Jesus gave Himself as a sacrifice for the sins of all mankind.
This is a time when the whole world is celebrating those who are lucky enough to go to Mecca and do the once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage, and those who are at home are thinking about Ishmael's willingness to sacrifice for God,'' Kahan said.
The sins of hatred, misunderstanding, and violence killed him, but by enduring the destruction of his body he gave indestructible hope to all who suffer and who sacrifice for others, and forgiveness to those who inflict suffering or refuse to live generously.
Hosted again this year by noted actor and decorated veteran Ossie Davis, the May 26 concert will feature musical performances, archival footage, and dramatic readings to salute those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and who endured the tragedies of war.
When God took it upon Himself to redeem humanity, He offered his son, Jesus, as the sacrifice for the sins of the world.