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Today's Idiom = "For No Good Reason"






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For No Good Reason ( there is no good reason to explain why it happened ... )

"For No Good Reason"



"For no good reason" means there is no fair and just reason why that thing happened.

Example: "And for no good reason, she walked out the door."



The thing is not rational (it has no reason) and not justified (it is not fair) when it happens "for no good reason".

Example: "Did you have a fight or a disagreement?" Reply: "No. I'm telling you, she left me for no good reason."



We like to believe that things happen for good reasons, so it does not make sense to us (we can't understand it) when things happen "for no good reason".

Example: "Wow. It is hard to believe she did that for no good reason."



There may have been a reason, but it was not a "good reason", for the thing that happened "for no good reason".



Nothing was done which we can use as an explanation for a thing that happens "for no good reason".

Example: "I was running, and my knee suddenly locked. For no good reason."



People often want to know the reason the thing happened, but when there is no explanation why they say "for no good reason".

Example: "It wasn't bothering you earlier? You didn't hurt it another time?" Reply: "No. It happened for no good reason."



When an explanation is demanded for an action, it is expected that the reason is a good one. When there is no good reason for the action, it happened "for no good reason".

Example: "And then he hit me, for no good reason."



"For no good reason" is the explanation provided when there is no reason.

Example: "And why did he hit you?" Reply: "I told you! For no good reason."





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