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Synonyms for sake

in someone's interests

Synonyms

  • in someone's interests
  • to someone's advantage
  • on someone's account
  • for the benefit of
  • for the good of
  • for the welfare of
  • out of respect for
  • out of consideration for
  • out of regard for

Synonyms for sake

a reason for wanting something done

Synonyms

Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice

the purpose of achieving or obtaining

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They can't write decent songs anymore but for heaven's sake leave the old ones alone.
The reader cannot conclude without making reference to Mrs Thatcher - for heaven's sake she shaped better than Blair or Brown and the Nissan workers have their jobs thanks to her enterprise.
For heaven's sake, anyone with half a brain could tell this advert had nothing to do with being gay (not, incidentally, that that should matter).
The moral to this story is, if someone is going to run you down, for heaven's sake make sure they do it miles and not kilometres.
The man was a singer/composer for Heaven's sake, not a Second Coming.
The man was a singer/composer, for Heaven's sake, not a Second Coming.
For heaven's sake, there is little else to be proud of in a town centre which has been left behind by its more forward-thinking Warwickshire neighbours.
For heaven's sake, Nat, we couldn't have the poor girl naked, could we?
For heaven's sake, on Thanksgiving of all days, give us the grub and let it taste decent regardless of its molecular construction.
For heaven's sake, they're Irish - we're never on time.
For heaven's sake, Cardiff and Wales should sign him up straight away and clear away any doubt about his future.
Competent and professional she may be, but for heaven's sake, she's just a journalist on a wireless programme.
He wasn't likely to escape and his crime was burglary, not murder for heaven's sake.
Politicians constantly on the make And our justice system is a joke for heaven's sake.
It was the latest in what seems to be the trend for premeditated and choreographed goal celebrations, we have now reached a point where a small group of players even choose to mark a goal with a promotion of commercial interests for heaven's sake.