Translation of "for" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


preposition (BECAUSE OF) 因為 uk us strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //

because of or as a result of something

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 seeing 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 coughing (= 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。
if it wasn't/weren't for (also if it hadn't been for)


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。

(Translation of “for preposition (BECAUSE OF)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)