for some reason or other

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Definition of for some reason or other

used when the specific details about why something is or was done are not important or have been forgotten For some reason or other, they wouldn't let her in the building.

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“For some reason or other.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20some%20reason%20or%20other. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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