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    GRAMMAR

    WHERE DO WE USE THE PREPOSITION "FOR"?
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    Re: GRAMMAR

    Quote Originally Posted by paris
    WHERE DO WE USE THE PREPOSITION "FOR"?
    PLEASE ANSWER ME AND GIVE ME EXAMPLES TOO.
    When you want to give something to somebody you could say, "I have something for you."

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    We use it to describe time:
    I've lived here for seven years.

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    Re: GRAMMAR

    "For" is used to connect words:

    "How much did you pay for that?"

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    Re: GRAMMAR

    Sometimes "for" is used in phrasal verbs:

    What did you do that for?

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    Re: GRAMMAR

    More.

    What's that for?
    What did you do that for?
    What was the reason for that?
    You did that for no good reason.
    You're good for nothing.

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    It's used to show purpose (with noun phrases)- I went there for a coffee.

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    Re: GRAMMAR

    Here are a few more examples. (I hope it helps.)

    For the love of Pete!

    He's batting three for five.

    For whom does the bell toll?

    This thingamajig is for turning up the volume.

    For poison ivy, apply liberally to the foreskin...umm, the affected area.

    Can you come over for an hour? For the night?

    I'd like to make a reservation for dinner for six for (at) 8:00.

    For dinner, we'd like fortified white bread.

    What for?

    For our health.

    Thanks! That's quite a few. More than I was hoping for.

    Is that really for me?

    That's all there is for free. For any more you will have to pay.


    As you can see, "for" is used in a variety of ways in quite a few different expressions.

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    Re: GRAMMAR

    More. :)

    For all you do, this Bud's for you.

    For all (in spite) of that, we're still friends.

    For (according to) all who knew him, he was a prince.

    All for one, and one for all!

    :D :D

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