for somebody's benefit

for (one's) benefit

Largely (or solely) to help one. I hope you're not doing that for my benefit—I don't really have a preference at all. I only said that for your sister's benefit, so she won't worry. Honestly, I don't expect this situation to get better any time soon.
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for somebody’s ˈbenefit

especially in order to help or be useful to somebody: There’s no need to repeat everything for my benefit.I have produced some notes for the benefit of those people who weren’t at the meeting.
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A legal duty to act for somebody's benefit may arise from 1) statute, ordinance, or other legislative enactment; 2) contract; or 3) the common law.
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