for no good reason

idiom

: with no acceptable explanation
She left for no good reason.

Examples of for no good reason in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That's especially true of Harry, who hates Charlie for no good reason, and Martha, who has no personality that isn't related to her ex-husband. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, 2 May 2024 Same goes for a screen, which may not be able to have its brightness adjusted, for no good reason. David Meyer, Fortune, 28 Mar. 2024 Mellon was flying with his wife and kids, who were all put in serious danger by some idiot on the ground for no good reason. Matt Novak / Gizmodo, Quartz, 22 Mar. 2024 Here, we are licensed to discriminate in both senses of the word, exercising aesthetic judgment so as to declare some works better than others, rejecting prospective friends and lovers for no good reason at all. Elizabeth Barber, Harper's Magazine, 8 Feb. 2024 Unfortunate that injuries have been conflated with load management – sitting out with an injury is not the same as taking a game off for no good reason. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2024 Sometimes the firemen next door ran their chainsaws for no good reason. Leslie Jamison, The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2024 For the other 199, the result may be devastating for no good reason. Torie Bosch, STAT, 13 Dec. 2023 In a split second your world gets turned upside down for no good reason. Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 27 Oct. 2023

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“For no good reason.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20no%20good%20reason. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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