One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In order to amuse oneself and not for any more serious purpose.
- ‘This bug took him to Bosnia, where a local film crew playfully scooped up live mines and waved them around for fun.’
- ‘I also see sport as being fun, and let's face it, the only reason that most people do sports is for fun.’
- ‘Hundreds of people, young and old, have taken up the opportunity to learn new skills, enjoy a hobby or just try out something new for the fun of it.’
- ‘Actually I wrote this story for fun and it's not really meant to be serious.’
- ‘But tonight, just for the fun of it, Des and I are going up to Wembley to see if we can get tickets for about 20 quid.’
- ‘Some 40 million people said they were surfing for fun on a typical day during the month.’
- ‘With few responsibilities and fewer cares, we were free to participate in activities just for the fun of it.’
- ‘It was more for fun and people didn't take it seriously enough, so it didn't really work.’
- ‘While many of us play tennis just for the fun of it, we also are challenged by the idea of how it might fit into a total health and wellness strategy.’
- ‘Since he has recently, himself, acquired a garden shed I will be interested to see if it accumulates some Palladian detailing for the fun of it.’
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