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English definition of “make a case for sth”

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make a case for sth

( UK also make out a case for sth)
to argue that something is the best thing to do, giving your reasons: We will only publish a new edition if you can make a convincing case for it.
Translations of “make a case for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…提供充分的理由…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…提供充分的理由…
(Definition of make a case for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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