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    Confusion with "for"

    I am having some confusion with the word "for"

    When do you use approval of versus approval for?

    apply for or apply to

    went to lunch or went for lunch.

    Thank you!

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    Re: Confusion with "for"

    1.When do you use approval of versus approval for?

    2.apply for or apply to

    3.went to lunch or went for lunch.


    It varies on a case-by-case basis, as does the use of prepositions in most languages. Regarding #1 & 3, both are possible. Regarding #2, you apply TO a person FOR a thing (job, etc.)

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