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Translation of "for" - English-Spanish dictionary

for

preposition /foː/
to be given or sent to para This letter is for you. towards; in the direction of para, hacia, en dirección a We set off for London. through a certain time or distance durante We were kept waiting for three hours Lucy walked for three miles. in order to have, get, be etc (pedir dinero); (salir) a (pasear) He asked me for some money Go for a walk. in return; as payment por He paid $2 for his ticket. in order to be prepared para He’s getting ready for the journey. representing por He is the member of parliament for Hull. on behalf of por Will you do it for me? in favour/favor of por, a favor de Are you for or against the plan? because of por, a causa de For this reason, I will not be investing in that business venture. having a particular purpose para She gave me money for the bus fare. indicating an ability or an attitude to para She has a talent for baking He has an ear for music. as being por, para They mistook him for someone else. considering what is used in the case of para It is quite warm for January (= considering that it is January when it is usually cold). in spite of a pesar de For all his money, he didn’t seem happy.
(Definition of for from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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