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    "for good" vs "for your own good"


    "Since females are physically weaker than males, I will not consider hiring a female body guard for good."

    Can "for good" in this sentence be omitted? Omitted or not, are they both correct?

    "Since............................................ ........................., for my own good I will not consider hiring a female body guard."
    Is "for my own good" used properly here?

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    Re: "for good" vs "for your own good"

    'For good' means 'forever' or 'permanently', so is probably not appropriate in this context and is best omitted from the first sentence, unless that is what you mean.

    'For my own good' is properly used in your second sentence.

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