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    #1

    What do you use this for?

    Hello,

    Would you be so kind to tell me the difference between the use of "to" and "for" in the following sentences:

    I normally use this pencil to draw pictures.
    I normally use this pencil for drawing pictures.

    I use this knife to cut meat.
    I use this knife for cutting meat.


    I use this camera to take photos.
    I use this camera for taking photos.


    Thanks for your help

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    #2

    Re: What do you use this for?

    There is no practical difference in meaning.

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