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for

preposition
 
strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
A1 to be given to or used by someone or something
per a
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
des de fa, durant, una distància de
We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose
per a
What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something
per
Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside. New York is famous for its buildings.
A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money
per
How much did you pay for your computer?
A2 on the occasion of
per
What did you buy him for his birthday?
A2 at a particular time
per a
I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of
cap a
Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something
per a
What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 representing a country or organization
en nom de, en representació de
He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something
a favor de
Did you vote for or against the proposal?
used when comparing something to a particular fact
per
She’s very tall for her age.
(Definition of for from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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