Translation of "sake" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /seɪk/ us /seɪk/
for the sake of someone

in order to help or please someone

por el bien de alguien
He asked her to stay for the sake of the children.
for goodness/heaven’s sake!

something you say when you are angry about something

¡por el amor de Dios!
For goodness sake, come here!

(Translation of “sake” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)



in order to benefit

por, por motivo de; por el bien de
He bought a house in the country for the sake of his wife’s health.

because of a desire for

por (desear)
For the sake of peace, he said he agreed with her.

(Translation of “sake” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)