for (one's) benefit

(redirected from for their 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.
See also: benefit

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.
See also: benefit
References in periodicals archive ?
The diagnostic elements of the listed transactions are (1) an ESOP owns at least 50% of the shares of an S corporation; (2) the profits generated by the business activities of specific individuals accumulate in subsidiaries for their benefit; (3) those profits are not paid out as compensation within 2 1/2 months after the end of the year in which earned; and (4) the individuals hold options to acquire 50% or more of the equity of the subsidiaries in which the earnings attributable to their services accumulate.
This ruling approves a school district's program under which retiring employees' unused sick leave is converted into a cash equivalent applied for their benefit through either (1) employer contributions to one of the district's retirement plans (it has both qualified mad Sec.