- [C] 缘故,理由 reason; purpose
a reason for wanting something done;
"for your sake"
"died for the sake of his country"
"in the interest of safety"
"in the common interest"
Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
the purpose of achieving or obtaining;
"for the sake of argument"
- He is away all year for the sake of his work.
- You should take care of your niece for the sake of your sister.
- Never do wrong for the sake of money.
- It's the company's policy to sacrifice short-term profits for the sake of long-term growth.
- He loves poetry for beauty's sake.
- We did it for convenience' sake.
- She changed into old clothes for the sake of comfort.
- for Christ's〔God's, goodness', pity's〕 sake
看在上帝分上(used when asking strongly for sth)
- for the sake of, because of