Meaning of “be no/without rhyme or reason” in the English Dictionary

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"be no/without rhyme or reason" in British English

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be no/without rhyme or reason

to be without any obvious reasonable explanation:

Government money was given out to some people and not to others, apparently without rhyme or reason.
There is no rhyme or reason to her behaviour.

(Definition of “be no/without rhyme or reason” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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