[Vocabulary] for good reason

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What does underlined part mean?

Stress is a common concern of young and old for good reason.
 

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It means there's a good reason (justification) for considering stress a concern.
Where did you find that sentence?

Also, can you see which word is missing from your question below?
What does underlined part mean?
 

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Source: Top Notch 3
Was the sentence wrong?
I couldn’t find the meaning in any dictionaries.
I missed: “the”. :roll:
The underlined part.
 

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I would have expected "for young and old".
I looked up some dictionaries to be sure if "of" could be used appropriately or not. But, all of them used "for". I thought books couldn't make such mistakes though, so I memorized the sentence with "of".

Your definition is much better than the link's. :shock::up:

That's right. Do you know why it's required?

Because we already know which part we are talking about. It is obvious for us.


May I ask why did you use "would + have + pp"? What does "would" mean here?
 
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