1. 〔確かめるため〕just to make sure ((that)); 〔用心のために〕by way of precaution
    • 念のためたんすの裏を探してみた
    • I searched behind the bureau just to make sure that nothing was there.
    • 念のためもう一度申し上げます
    • Allow me to repeat it 「by way of precaution [for precaution's sake].
    • 念のため彼に直接聞いてごらんなさい
    • Ask him in person to satisfy yourself.
    • 念のため傘を持って行きなさい
    • Take your umbrella just in case.