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Please, dear teachers, could you clarify this for me?
What is it for?
That's a question I hear all the time.
A ball is for play football.
A teethbrush is for brush the teeth.
However, sometimes I hear something like this:
What is it good for?
A fork is good to have dinner or lunch.
A PC is good to write a novel.
So, what's the difference between those questions and their correct usage?
Thank you very much.
good for : having a beneficial effect on
What is a comb/this for? For combing your hair - i.e. what is its purpose
What is ginseng good for? They say it's good for stress and makes hair grow on bald heads. i.e. what are the beneficial effects
Thank you David and Aglika for helping out!