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for

preposition
 
strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
A1 to be given to or used by someone or something
~のために(の), ~用に
I bought a dress for their new baby. We need some curtains for the bedroom.
A1 used to show an amount of time or distance
(時間、距離)の間
We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose
(目的)~のためで
What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something
(理由)~で
Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside. New York is famous for its buildings.
A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money
~に対して
How much did you pay for your computer?
A2 on the occasion of
~の時に
What did you buy him for his birthday?
A2 at a particular time
(時間)に
I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of
~に向かって
Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something
~に対する
What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 in order to help someone
(人)のために
I’ll carry those bags for you.
B1 representing a country or organization
~を代表して
He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something
~を支持して
Did you vote for or against the proposal?
used when comparing something to a particular fact
~として(は)
She’s very tall for her age.
(Definition of for from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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