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Translation of "for" - English-Italian dictionary


preposition   strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
A1 to be given to or used by someone or something per 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 per We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose per What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something per, per via di 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 I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of per Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something per What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 in order to help someone per I’ll carry those bags for you.
B1 representing a country or organization per He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something per, a favore di 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-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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