for

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for
定義
連接詞 
Because.
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意思註釋
now uncommon
介詞 
Towards.
The astronauts headed for the moon.
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Directed at, intended to belong to.
I have something for you.
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Supporting (opposite of against).
All those for the motion raise your hands.
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Because of.
He wouldn't apologize.
And just for that, she refused to help him.
(UK usage) He looks better for having lost weight.
She was the worse for drink.
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Over a period of time.
I've lived here for three years.
They fought for days over a silly pencil.
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Throughout an extent of space.
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On behalf of.
I will stand in for him.
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Instead of, or in place of.
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In order to obtain or acquire.
I am aiming for completion by the end of business Thursday.
He's going for his doctorate.
Do you want to go for coffee?
People all over Greece looked to Delphi for answers.
Can you go to the store for some eggs?
I'm saving up for a car.
Don't wait for an answer.
What did he ask you for?
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In the direction of: marks a point one is going toward.
Run for the hills!
He was headed for the door when he remembered.
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By the standards of, usually with the implication of those standards being lower than one might otherwise expect.
Fair for its day.
She's spry for an old lady.
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Despite, in spite of.
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Used to indicate the subject of a to-infinitive.
For that to happen now is incredibly unlikely. (=It is incredibly unlikely that that will happen now.)
All I want is for you to be happy. (=All I want is that you be happy.)
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Out of; used to indicate a fraction, a ratio.
In term of base hits, Jones was three for four on the day.
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意思註釋
chiefly US
介詞 
used as part of a score to indicate the number of wickets that have fallen.
At close of play, England were 305 for 3.
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意思註釋
cricket
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Indicating that in the character of or as being which anything is regarded or treated; to be, or as being.
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Used to construe various verbs. See the entry for the phrasal verb.
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廢棄用語
Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done.
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意思註釋
obsolete
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詞源
From Middle English for, from Old English for ‎(“for, on account of, for the sake of, through, because of, owing to, from, by reason of, as to, in order to”), from Proto-Germanic *furi ‎(“for”), from Proto-Indo-European *preh₂-. Cognate with West Frisian for, foar ‎(“for”), Dutch voor ‎(“for”), German für ‎(“for”), Danish for ‎(“for”), Swedish för ‎(“for”), Norwegian for ‎(“for”), Icelandic fyrir ‎(“for”), Latin per ‎(“by, through, for, by means of”), Ancient Greek περί ‎(perí, “for, about, toward”), Lithuanian per ‎(“by, through, during”), Sanskrit परि ‎(pári, “over, around”).
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