for preposition (BECAUSE OF) translate to Mandarin Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "for" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

for

preposition (BECAUSE OF) 因为     strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //
because of or as a result of something 因为,由于;作为…的结果 I'm feeling all the better for my holiday. 因为要去度假,我感觉好多了。 "How are you?" "Fine, and all the better for seeing you!" “你好吗?”“我很好,见到你就更好了!” She did fifteen years in prison for murder. 她因为谋杀罪坐了15年牢。 I don't eat meat for various reasons. 我不吃肉,原因很多。 I couldn't see for the tears in my eyes. 我眼睛里满是泪水,什么都看不见。 The things you do for love! 你出于爱所做的这些事! He's widely disliked in the company for his arrogance. 因为傲慢自大,在公司里大家都讨厌他。 She couldn't talk for coughing (= she was coughing too much to talk). 她咳得说不出话来。 Scotland is famous for its spectacular countryside. 苏格兰的乡村景色壮丽,远近闻名。 He's best remembered for his novels. 他的小说最为知名。 I didn't dare say anything for fear of (= because I was frightened of) offending him. 因为怕冒犯他,所以我什么都不敢说。 Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
if it wasn't/weren't for ( also if it hadn't been for)
without (如果)没有,要不是 If it wasn't for the life jacket, I would have drowned. 如果没有这件救生衣,我就淹死了。 Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
(Definition of for preposition (BECAUSE OF) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More