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Turkish translation of “for”

for

preposition     strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
GIVEN/USED A1 intended to be given to or used by someone or something
(verilen/kullanılan) için
I've bought a few clothes for the new baby. parking for residents onlyGoals and purposesReplacing and exchanging
PURPOSE A2 having a particular purpose
(amaç) belli bir amaç için
a cream for dry skin What are those large scissors for?Goals and purposes
BECAUSE OF A2 because of or as a result of something
yüzünden, den dolayı; ...dığı için
[+ doing sth] I got fined for travelling without a ticket. Scotland is famous for its spectacular countryside.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
TIME/DISTANCE A1 used to show an amount of time or distance
(zaman, mesafe) süresince, mesafesince
We drove for miles before we found a phone box. I've been living with my parents for a few months.Describing when something happened or will happen
GET A2 in order to get or achieve something
(elde etmek/almak) için; başarmak için
I've sent off for an application form. We had to wait for a taxi.Goals and purposes
HELP B1 in order to help someone
yardım için/amacıyla
I'll carry those bags for you.
OCCASION A2 on the occasion of
vesilesiyle, münasebetiyle
We're having a party for Jim's 60th birthday.Describing when something happened or will happen
AT A TIME A2 at a particular time
(belli bir zaman) için, süresince
I've booked a table for 9 o'clock.Describing when something happened or will happen
IN EXCHANGE A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money
(para, döviz) bozdurmak için
How much did you pay for your computer? I'd like to change it for a smaller one.Replacing and exchanging
SUPPORT B2 supporting or agreeing with someone or something
(destekleme) lehinde olarak, onun için
Who did you vote for? There were 16 people for the motion and 14 against.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
REPRESENT B1 representing or working with a country, organization, etc
(temsilen) adına, için
He plays football for Cambridge United. She works for a charity.
TOWARDS A2 towards or in the direction of
...e/a doğru; yönünde
Just follow the signs for the airport.Describing movement towards
COMPARE when compared to a particular fact
(kıyas) ...e/a göre; mukayese edildiğinde
She's quite tall for her age.Comparing and contrasting
MEANING A2 meaning or representing something
anlamında, (sözcük ve ifade) için karşılık
What's the German word for 'cucumber'?Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying
RESPONSIBILITY used to say whose responsibility something is
sorumluluğunda, kararı için
I can't tell you whether you should go or not - that's for you to decide.Duty, obligation and responsibility
for all despite
rağmen
For all her qualifications, she's useless at the job.Connecting words which express a contrast
for all I care/know used to say that a fact is not important to you
aldırmam, umursamam, beni bağlamaz, önemli değil
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
şimdilik
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
başı belada olmak
If Hilary finds out I'll be for it!Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of for preposition from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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