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Translation of "for" - English-Arabic dictionary


preposition   strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
A1 to be given to or used by someone or something لأَجْل 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 لِمُدّة / لِمَسافة We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose مِن أَجْل What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something بِسَبَب / لأَنّ Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside. New York is famous for its buildings.
A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money مُقابِل How much did you pay for your computer?
A2 on the occasion of بِمُناسَبة What did you buy him for his birthday?
A2 at a particular time لـِ I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of بِاتِّجاه Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something مَعْنى / مُرادِف What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 in order to help someone لِمُساعَدة I’ll carry those bags for you.
B1 representing a country or organization لِـ He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something لِـ Did you vote for or against the proposal?
used when comparing something to a particular fact مُقارَنًة She’s very tall for her age.
(Definition of for from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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