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    Default Why we used for here in this sentence " We're meeting on Friday for lunch"

    Hello everyone,

    Why is the writer used For here.


    We're meeting on Friday for lunch.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Default Re: Why we used for here in this sentence " We're meeting on Friday for lunch"

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,

    Why is the writer used For here.


    We're meeting on Friday for lunch.
    Because that is how we say it.

    Do you want to go out for dinner?
    Shall we meet for lunch?
    The whole team is meeting on Saturday for brunch.
    I'm going back to the hotel for dinner.

    If it helps, you can imagine that "for" reads "to have".

    Note that there is an error in your thread title. You should either say "Why do we use "for" in this sentence?" or "Why is "for" used in this sentence?" You cannot say "Why we used "for" in this sentence?"
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 05-May-2013 at 10:46.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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