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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “for”

for

preposition (PURPOSE)
目的
    strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //
having the purpose of
为了
There's a sign there saying ' boats for hire '.
告示牌上写着“小船出租”。
This pool is for the use of hotel residents only.
这个游泳池只供酒店客人使用。
I'm sorry , the books are not for sale .
对不起,这些书不卖。
They've invited us round for dinner on Saturday .
他们已邀请我们星期六去吃晚饭。
Everyone in the office is contributing money for his leaving present .
为了送他一份离职礼物,办公室里每个人都出了钱。
I need some money for tonight .
我今晚需要些钱用。
Which vitamins should you take for (= in order to cure ) skin problems ?
治疗皮肤病应该服用哪种维生素?
Put those clothes in a pile for wash ing (= so that they can be washed ).
把那些衣服堆在一起,准备拿去洗。
Goals and purposes
(Definition of for preposition (PURPOSE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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