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rhyme or reason

Definition of rhyme or reason in English:

[with negative] Logical explanation or reason: without rhyme or reason his mood changed
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  • There isn't meant to be rhyme or reason to it, and that's one reason why some of my coworkers have had so much fun playing with it themselves.
  • With this somewhat spurious connection culled from the works, Mr. Slatkin only underscored that the program had more or less been cobbled together without rhyme or reason.
  • Everything from sports, politics, arts, culture and religion find a place in these animated discussions, which often veer away from one topic to another for no apparent rhyme or reason.
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