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 ?
She had great pleasure in hearing Frank Churchill talked of; and, for his sake, greater pleasure than ever in seeing Mr.
It's of no use pretending to make a secret of matters now, after what I have told you already; you know she didn't marry old Bounderby for her own sake, or for his sake, but for my sake.
For his sake -- and for the sake of the hundreds of thousands of LAUSD students and teachers -- let's hope he does a good job.
Let's all pray it's a long way away from the nearest B&Q, not so much for his sake but for the sake of council taxpayers and most certainly for the sake of his poor, poor new neighbours
He uses the same form of caps and bottles for his sake.