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Translation of "for" - English-German dictionary

for

preposition /foː/
to be given or sent to für This letter is for you. towards; in the direction of nach We set off for London. through a certain time or distance für We were kept waiting for three hours Lucy walked for three miles. in order to have, get, be etc nach He asked me for some money Go for a walk. in return; as payment für He paid $2 for his ticket. in order to be prepared für He’s getting ready for the journey. representing für He is the member of parliament for Hull. on behalf of für Will you do it for me? in favour of dafür Are you for or against the plan? because of wegen, aus For this reason, I will not be investing in that business venture. having a particular purpose für She gave me money for the bus fare. indicating an ability or an attitude to für She has a talent for baking He has an ear for music. as being für They mistook him for someone else. considering what is used in the case of für It is quite warm for January (= considering that it is January when it is usually cold). in spite of trotz For all his money, he didn’t seem happy.
(Definition of for from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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