Translation of "sake" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk /seɪk/ us
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.
for the sake of sb

B2 in order to help or please someone

ради, для кого-либо
He begged her to stay for the sake of the children.
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!

(Translation of “sake” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)