Student or Learner
We have left a voice mail for Justin
We have left a voice mail to Justin.
Which of the above is correct.
Can someone explain.
To or for - always confusing.
We use "for" when talking about the recipient or the intended recipient of something or when doing something on someone else's behalf.
I left a voicemail for John.
I bought a cake for my mother.
He posted the letter for his mother. (Note: this is not the same as "He posted the letter to his mother." It means his mother had a letter which needed to be put in the postbox. He took the letter on behalf of his mother and put it in the postbox).