The Preposition FOR



The Preposition FOR :



FOR : intended to belong to or be given to

1. I have got a present for you.
2. They've bought some new chairs for the office.


FOR : instead of (or) so as to help

1. Let me lift that luggage for you.


FOR : as a help to (or) in order to improve the condition

1. The doctor has given her some medicine for her cold.


FOR : at the time of (or) on the occasion of

1. We've invited our guests for 8 O'clock.
2. I am warning her for the last time.
3. France is famous for its wines.
4. The boys are ready for action.
5. I have to run for my life.
6. I have to run to save my life.
7. He says so and I for one believe him.
8. I believe him even if no one else does.


FOR : in favour of (or) in support of (or) in agreement (or) in defence of

1. Are you for the government or against it?
2. The boys set off for the school.

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