for some reason or another

idiom

: for a reason unknown to the speaker
They had to change their plans for some reason or another.

Examples of for some reason or another in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The thing that’s really beautiful to watch is that there are a lot of us in country music who, for some reason or another, were marginalized or left out of the industry, either for our sexuality or our gender or the color of our skin. Stephen Daw, Billboard, 8 Apr. 2022 The purchase agreement should address what happens if your lender falls through for some reason or another. Dallas News, 13 May 2021 Here are the six toasters that, for some reason or another, missed the mark in my testing process. Ashley Abramson, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 The biggest and most anticipated change centers on Verdansk Stadium (which has been dubbed Acropolis National Arena, for some reason or another). Mike Hume, Washington Post, 4 Aug. 2020 Most of the time, the memories are of very minor incidences that for some reason or another are stuck in our minds. Annie Lane, oregonlive, 3 July 2020

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“For some reason or another.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20some%20reason%20or%20another. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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