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for one thing

As one example or reason (out of several potential ones). Why don't I like musicals? Well, for one thing, I just can't take a story seriously when it's set to music. I prefer shopping at brick-and-mortar shops. It's nice talking to someone in person, for one thing.
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for one thing

see under for one.
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for ˈone thing, ...(, and for aˈnother, ...)

one reason is..., and another reason is...: You ought to stop smoking, you know. For one thing, you’re damaging your health, and for another, you can’t afford it!‘Why don’t you get a car?’ ‘Well for one thing, I can’t drive!’
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