English definition of “for”
strong /fɔːr/ weak /fər/
OCCASION A2 on the occasion of: We're having a party for Jim's 60th birthday.Describing when something happened or will happen
SUPPORT B2 supporting or agreeing with someone or something: Who did you vote for? There were 16 people for the motion and 14 against.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
RESPONSIBILITY › used to say whose responsibility something is: I can't tell you whether you should go or not - that's for you to decide.Duty, obligation and responsibility
for all I care/know › used to say that a fact is not important to you: He could be married by now, for all I care.Expressions meaning 'it isn't important to me'
for now › used to say that something should happen or be done now but can be changed later: Just put everything on the table for now.Describing when something happened or will happen
be for it UK informal (UK/US be in for it) › to be in trouble: If Hilary finds out I'll be for it!Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating