for the rest

for the rest

Concerning matters that are deemed less significant than others. Primarily heard in UK. These are the main topics to study for the test. For the rest, just familiarize yourself with them.
See also: rest

for the ˈrest

(British English, formal) as far as other less important matters are concerned: The most important thing in life is to do your duty. For the rest I care nothing.
See also: rest
References in classic literature ?
For the rest of his character and habits, they were marked, as far as Elinor could perceive, with no traits at all unusual in his sex and time of life.
Abandoning that pursuit, he had next become a quack-doctor, first in a resident, then in a vagabond capacity--taking a medical degree of his own conferring, and holding to it as a good traveling title for the rest of his life.
However, the victim had saved his form for that occasion, for the Doctor turned to the top bench, and put on the best boys for the rest of the hour and though, at the end of the lesson, he gave them all such a rating as they did not forget, this terrible field-day passed over without any severe visitations in the shape of punishments or floggings.
The storm had cleared the air for the rest of the house, and a better state of things now began than there had been since old Brooke had left; but an angry, dark spot of thunder-cloud still hung over the end of the passage where Flashman's study and that of East and Tom lay.
She said TCKP opened these rest houses for general public as per the directives of PTI chairman and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and introduced on-line booking and payment system for the rest houses.
City officials said the new camp, authorized under Eugene's car camping program, will provide the tenants a safe and legal space as they work with the camp's operator and neighborhood associations to find that longer-term location for the rest stop.
For the rest of the bowhunting community, however, arrow rests matter.