- For Teachers
Which word is better, "for" or "to"? Why?
A)The tool is important to me.
B)The tool is important for me.
Thnak you! But why. The difference?
A) The tool is important to me.
"important" is an adjective followed by the preposition "to"
"for" can be used to replace a subjunctive:
It is important that I go to school.
It is important for me to go to school.
or after an adjective when we use a to-infinitive:
It is important (for students) to keep on trying.