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    vestcil is offline Junior Member
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    Default Pray or pray for? + article the

    1.I pray spring to come.
    2.I pray for srping to come.
    3.I pray the spring to come.
    4.I pray for the spring to come.

    Which is correct?

    Spring here mean a general spring, not a specific one. A guy is waiting for spring because winter is so freezing.

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    Default Re: Pray or pray for? + article the

    "Pray for"

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    Default Re: Pray or pray for? + article the

    if so, then 'pray for the spring' or 'pray for spring'

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    Default Re: Pray or pray for? + article the

    I would say "Pray for spring to come," but could see someone else using "the."

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    Default Re: Pray or pray for? + article the

    Between the two in AmE, "Pray for Spring" would be heard most often.

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