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    Hello teachers,
    I would like to know the difference between "provide something" and "provide for something."Thank you!
    I look forward to your reply,
    Mariela

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    When you provide something, you give something new to a situation. For example: I provided the wine for the dinner party.

    When you provide for something, you prepare for it. For example: I provided for the weather by bringing my umbrella

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