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Translation of "for" - English-Korean dictionary


preposition   strong /fɔːr/ weak /r/
A1 to be given to or used by someone or something -위한 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 (시간이나 거리의)-동안 We walked for miles. I lived with my parents for a year.
A2 having a particular purpose (목적)-을 위해 What are those large scissors for?
A2 because of something (이유)-으로 Scotland is famous for its beautiful countryside. New York is famous for its buildings.
A2 in exchange for something, especially an amount of money (교환)-대신에 How much did you pay for your computer?
A2 on the occasion of (경우)-에 What did you buy him for his birthday?
A2 at a particular time (특정한 시간)-에 I’ve booked a table at the restaurant for nine o’clock.
A2 towards or in the direction of (방향)-로 Just follow the signs for the airport.
A2 meaning or representing something (의미나, 대표)-의 What’s the German word for “cucumber”?
B1 in order to help someone (돕기) 위해 I’ll carry those bags for you.
B1 representing a country or organization -을 대표하여 He plays football for Arsenal.
supporting or agreeing with someone or something -을 지지하는 Did you vote for or against the proposal?
used when comparing something to a particular fact -치고 She’s very tall for her age.
(Definition of for from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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