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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “for”

for

preposition (BECAUSE OF)
因為
    strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //
because of or as a result of something
因為,由於;作為…的結果
I'm feeling all the better for my holiday .
因為要去度假,我感覺好多了。
"How are you?" " Fine , and all the better for see ing you!"
「你好嗎?」「我很好,見到你就更好了!」
She did fifteen years in prison for murder .
她因為謀殺罪坐了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 .
我眼睛裡滿是淚水,甚麼都看不見。
The things you do for love !
你出於愛所做的這些事!
He's widely disliked in the company for his arrogance .
因為傲慢自大,在公司裡大家都討厭他。
She couldn't talk for cough ing (= she was coughing too much to talk ).
她咳得說不出話來。
Scotland is famous for its spectacular countryside .
蘇格蘭的鄉村景色壯麗,遠近聞名。
He's best remembered for his novels .
他的小說最爲知名。
I didn't dare say anything for fear of (= because I was frightened of) offending him.
因為怕冒犯他,所以我甚麼都不敢說。
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)沒有,要不是
If it wasn't for the life jacket , I would have drowned .
如果沒有這件救生衣,我就淹死了。
Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
(Definition of for preposition (BECAUSE OF) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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