Translation of "for" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


preposition (SUPPORT) 支持 uk us strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //

in support of or in agreement with

I voted for the Greens at the last election. 上次大选我投了绿党的票。
Those voting for the motion, 96, and those voting against, 54. 这一动议96票赞成,54票反对。
So let's hear some applause for these talented young performers. 那么,我们为这些年轻的天才表演者鼓掌喝彩吧。
Who's for (= Who wants to play) tennis? 谁想打网球?
be all for sth

to approve of or support something very much

I've got nothing against change - I'm all for it. 我不反对改变——我完全赞成。
I'm all for sexual equality, but I don't want my wife earning more than I do. 我完全支持男女平等,但我不希望妻子挣得比我多。

(Translation of “for preposition (SUPPORT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)