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for

preposition (OCCASION)
场合
 
 
strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //
on the occasion of or at the time of
在(某一场合或时间)
What did you buy him for Christmas?
圣诞节你给他买了什么?
I'd like an appointment with the doctor for some time this week.
我想这周预约个时间看医生。
We're having a party for Jim's 60th birthday.
我们要举办聚会庆祝吉姆的60岁生日。
I've booked a table at the restaurant for nine o'clock.
我已经在餐馆订了9点的桌位。
Describing when something happened or will happen
(Definition of for preposition (OCCASION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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