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    The boy wanted a dog as/for a pet.

    Which is the correct preposition?

    Many thanks.

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    Aussie workers - a dog for the job | PetNet
    If you want a working dog as a pet, it is important to consider how well they will adapt to your environment.

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    I'd go for 'as a pet'.
    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    The boy wanted a dog as/for a pet.

    Which is the correct preposition?

    Many thanks.
    Either will do. "For" is more colloquial.

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    Thanks to all of you for your help.

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