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Concern for the public good very often becomes quite arbitrary personal whim. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Prices can be highly volatile as they are prone to the whims of fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fortunes are made and lost on the whim of government so a wise businessman must buy insider help. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They think people are going to give them tens of millions of pounds on some whim of an idea. The Sun (2011)No doubt that is why the sort of cakes being served are also subject to the whims of fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Would a new Barclays boss cut investment banking adrift to satisfy regulatory whims? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Ask yourself if you would rather have a free press, or a press at the whim of political masters? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pay - dependent on political whim. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And once festivals lose their specialist appeal, they are as subject to the whims of fashion as any other cultural phenomenon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Governors had no security of tenure; they served at the whim of the government in London. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)For three years, she has been satisfying the whims of submissive men for up to 200 an hour. The Sun (2015)Initially insouciant, they become increasingly frantic and competitive as they disappear and reappear, adapting their outfits to the whims of fashion. Christianity Today (2000)To my friends I gave it to be understood that they must allow me a little time to satisfy the whims of a new and sole protector. COURTESANS (2003)
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Britisches Englisch: whim NOUN
A whim is a wish to do or have something which seems to have no serious reason or purpose behind it, and often occurs suddenly.
We decided, more or less on a whim, to sail to the island.
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