Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “sake”

sake

noun
 
 
/seɪk/
for the sake of sth B2 for this reason or purpose
ради, для, в целях чего-либо
For the sake of convenience, they combined the two departments.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
for the sake of sb in order to help or please someone
ради, для кого-либо
He begged her to stay for the sake of the children.Helping and co-operatingConnecting words which introduce a cause or reason
for God's/goodness/heaven's, etc sake something you say when you are angry about something
ради бога! во имя всего святого!
For heaven's sake, stop moaning!InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsExpressions of anger
(Definition of sake from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “sake” in Russian

Definitions of “sake” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More