A preposition is a word that is placed before a noun or noun equivalent to show its relation to some other word in the sentence.
Following are the uses and examples of ‘For Prepositions’.
For Prepositions Uses
- In the interest or to the benefit of: She sacrificed everything for her family. He donated a large sum of money for charity.
- Indicating purpose or function: She bought a new dress for the party. He built a shed for storing tools. I am learning Spanish for my upcoming trip.
- Indicating destination, aim, or reason: They left for Paris last night. I am studying for my exams. The company is hiring for a new position.
- Instead of: I will have soup for lunch instead of a sandwich. She chose the blue dress for the red one.
- As the price, reward, or penalty of something: He paid $50 for the concert ticket. He was fined $100 for speeding.
- Indicating preparations: She is getting ready for her wedding day. They are preparing for the big game.
- As a representative of somebody/something: He spoke for the company at the conference. She acted as a spokesperson for the group.
- In defence or support of (somebody/something): He stood up for his friend when he was being bullied. They are fighting for their rights.
- In order to obtain something (After a verb): She went to the store for bread and milk. He is searching for a job.
- With regard to (somebody/something)/concerning (somebody/something): We need to make a decision for the future of the company. She has concerns for her daughter’s safety.
- Because of: He was late for the meeting due to traffic. They cancelled the event for the bad weather. She got a headache for staying up too late.
- Indicating a length of time: They have been married for 10 years.
- Indicating liking/affection: She has a passion for photography.
- Indicating fitness: He is not fit for the marathon.
- Indicating distance: The nearest gas station is 10 miles for here.
- In spite of: For all his wealth, he was not happy.
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