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for

preposition
 
strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
A1 to be given to or used by someone or something
-위한
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
(시간이나 거리의)-동안
We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose
(목적)-을 위해
What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something
(이유)-으로
Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside. New York is famous for its buildings.
A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money
(교환)-대신에
How much did you pay for your computer?
A2 on the occasion of
(경우)-에
What did you buy him for his birthday?
A2 at a particular time
(특정한 시간)-에
I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of
(방향)-로
Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something
(의미나, 대표)-의
What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 in order to help someone
(돕기) 위해
I’ll carry those bags for you.
B1 representing a country or organization
-을 대표하여
He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something
-을 지지하는
Did you vote for or against the proposal?
used when comparing something to a particular fact
-치고
She’s very tall for her age.
(Definition of for from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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