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Translation of "for" - English-Portuguese dictionary


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