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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “for”

for

preposition (TIME/DISTANCE)
時間/距離
 
 
strong /fɔːr/ US  /fɔːr/ weak /r/ US  //
used to show an amount of time or distance
(用來表示時間或距離)達,計
We walked for miles.
我們步行了數英里。
She's out of the office for a few days next week.
她下周會有幾天不來上班。
I'm just going to bed for an hour or so.
我就上床睡大約一小時。
I haven't played tennis for years.
我已經有好多年沒打網球了。
Describing when something happened or will happen
(Definition of for preposition (TIME/DISTANCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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