A deductible business

A deductible business expense must be ordinary, necessary, and reasonable. Give an example of an expense that might be disallowed because it only meets two of the criteria.
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BOOK USED: McGraw-Hill’s Taxation of Individuals and Business Entities 2019 Edition
Author: Brian Spilker Chapters 9,10, &11

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