for translation English to Japanese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "for" - English-Japanese dictionary


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
We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose
What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something
Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside. New York is famous for its buildings.
A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money
How much did you pay for your computer?
A2 on the occasion of
What did you buy him for his birthday?
A2 at a particular time
I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of
Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something
What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 in order to help someone
I’ll carry those bags for you.
B1 representing a country or organization
He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something
Did you vote for or against the proposal?
used when comparing something to a particular fact
She’s very tall for her age.
(Definition of for from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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