for one's own good
Definition of for one's own good
1 : being or done for the benefit of oneself I know you don't want to do this, but it's for your own good.
2 : resulting in harm to oneself They talk too much for their own good.
Word by Word Definitions
: used to express immediate or direct kinship
: to have or hold as property : possess
: to have power or mastery over
: to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit
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