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sake

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sake(
seyk
,
sa
-
ki
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (benefit)
a. el bien
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I would like to leave, but I'm staying put for our family's sake.Quisiera irme, pero me quedo por el bien de nuestra familia.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
For my sake, I hope you win today because I bet $10,000 on the game.Por lo que más quieras, espero que ganes hoy porque aposté $10,000 en el partido.
I hope you didn't bake a chocolate cake just for my sake, because I'm allergic to chocolate.Espero que no hayas hecho un pastel de chocolate solo por mí, porque tengo alergia al chocolate.
2. (reason)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
For safety's sake, no one but me has access to these documents.Por razones de seguridad, solamente yo tengo acceso a estos documentos.
Let's eliminate this last sentence for clarity's sake.Eliminemos esta última frase para mayor claridad.
3. (beverage)
a. el sake
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I like to drink warm sake with my sushi.Me gusta tomar sake tibio con el sushi.
b. el saki
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Alyssa ordered some ice cold sake to accompany her Japanese food.Alyssa pidió un saki bien helado para acompañar su comida japonesa.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
4. (used to express frustration or anger)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
For God's sake! Stop complaining so much!¡Por el amor de Dios! ¡No te quejes tanto!
For heaven's sake! Pay attention when I talk to you!¡Por todos los cielos! ¡Pon atención cuando te estoy hablando!
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sake
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
for the sake of somebody, for somebody's sakepor (el bien de) alguien
for God's or goodness' or heaven's sakepor (el amor de) Dios
for the sake of peacepara que haya paz
for old times' sakepor los viejos tiempos
this is talking for talking's sakees hablar por hablar
for the sake of argument…como hipótesis…
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sake [seɪk]
noun
for the sake of sb/sth por algn/algo; for the sake of the children por (el bien de) los niños; (just) for the sake of it (solo) porque sí; he was talking just for the sake of it estaba hablando por hablar
You can say all there is to say in ten minutes and end up talking for the sake of it.
a film with a lot of violence thrown in just for the sake of it una película con mucha violencia añadida que no venía a cuento
Linda knew that \for both their sakes\ she must take drastic action. I'm doing it for the sake of my career\my health.
for the sake of argument digamos; pongamos por caso; art for art's sake el arte por el arte; for goodness sake! ¡por el amor de Dios!
for God's sake! for heaven's sake! ¡por Dios!
for my sake por mí; for old times' sake por los viejos tiempos; for your own sake por tu propio bien; she likes this kind of music for its own sake le gusta este tipo de música por sí misma; for the sake of peace para garantizar la paz; to talk for the sake of talking hablar por hablar
sake [ˈsɑːkɪ]
noun
sake (m); saki (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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