He was just asking for the sake of something
to talk about.
I was busy out in the garden, as you saw, turning the soil over for the sake of something
People readily demonstrate a willingness to sacrifice their safety and survival for the sake of something
beyond themselves, such as family, country or justice.
This process takes different forms — installations, guided tours, journaling, documentation — all for the sake of something
Falleiros calls 'deep truth' art research.
Now we call that which is in itself worthy of pursuit more final than that which is worthy of pursuit for the sake of something
else, and that which is never desirable for the sake of something
else more final than the things that are desirable both in themselves and for the sake of that other thing, and therefore we call final without qualification that which is always desirable in itself and never for the sake of something
When nations rise above themselves for the sake of something
grander, it is a force to be reckoned with.
Work is an activity done for the sake of something
else: we work in order to get paid.
We don't think, 'Oh we're getting into various states of undress for the sake of something
I don't see how anyone can hold something as central to their universe and divorce it from some aspect of their life, and I really hope they don't do it for the sake of something
2 : to give up (something) especially for the sake of something
or someone else <They sacrificed their lives for their country.
And both of these are used by the nature <of the embryo> insofar as they have a capacity for making one thing this way and another that way from necessity; so that in the context of development at any rate it is for the sake of something
that the heating and cooling of these and the formation of each of the parts takes place, the flesh being made soft--heating and cooling making it such on the one hand from necessity and on the other hand for the sake of something
--while sinew is made solid and elastic, and bone solid and brittle.
Fools may act silly and, well, foolish, but, underneath, their real job is to speak, sing, rhyme and uncover for the sake of something
Indian academic Rajmohan Gandhi writes, 'When inspired genius is willing to renounce ease and glory for the sake of something
greater, the impact is huge.
Did some fashion editor at Vogue get so bored of writing articles about Liz Hurley wearing the same white jeans for 10 years that she decided with a sigh that for the sake of something
to write about, it was about time they revived a long-forgotten fashion crime?
Thus, even liberal education can be seen to be for the sake of something
beyond itself, namely, the activity and enjoyment of leisure.