Bedeutung von "for" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


preposition us /fɔr/

A1 to be given to or used by someone or something:

I bought a dress for their new baby.
We need some curtains for the bedroom.

A1 used to show an amount of time or distance:

We walked for miles.
I lived with my parents for a year.

A2 having a particular purpose:

What are those large scissors for?

A2 because of something:

Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside.
New York is famous for its buildings.

A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money:

How much did you pay for your computer?

A2 on the occasion of:

What did you buy him for his birthday?

A2 at a particular time:

I reserved a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.

A2 toward or in the direction of:

Just follow the signs for the airport.

A2 meaning or representing something:

What’s the German word for “cucumber”?

B1 in order to help someone:

I’ll carry those bags for you.

supporting or agreeing with someone or something:

Who did you vote for?

used when comparing something to a particular fact:

She’s very tall for her age.

(Definition von "for" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)