English to French Meaning :: for

For :
pour, pendant, depuis, malgréparce que - pourpourfores
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Preposition(1) in support of or in favor of (a person or policy).(2) affecting, with regard to, or in respect of (someone or something).(3) on behalf of or to the benefit of (someone or something).(4) having (the thing mentioned) as a purpose or function.(5) having (the thing mentioned) as a reason or cause.(6) having (the place mentioned) as a destination.(7) representing (the thing mentioned).(8) in place of or in exchange for (something).(9) in relation to the expected norm of (something).(10) indicating the length of (a period of time).(11) indicating the extent of (a distance).(12) indicating an occasion in a series.
Conjunction(1) because; since.
Abbreviation(1) free on rail.(2) foreign.

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(1) for she always had a keen interest in music(2) Some of these are young American adults who come to work in London for work placement purposes.(3) It is not yet known whether employees will be paid for their work this month.(4) the thought was too much for me(5) She laughed and nodded, taking Paris' hand as she walked out of the office for the last time.(6) what's the French for 'good luck'?(7) that meeting is planned for 10:00 today(8) copies are available for only a buck(9) I used to work for a company that developed and sold computer systems for smaller businesses.(10) software for creating a timetable(11) He smiled at this thought for he knew all too well that appearances were not always what they appeared to be.(12) I'm for helping them(13) Arthur told me he was going to sue me for the way I represented him in the book.(14) Women want to be respected for being women, and they want to be able to respect a man for being a man.(15) I haven't seen him for some time(16) The last train for Newbridge leaves Heuston at 10.45 pm, arriving at 11.20 pm.
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(1) look for ::
(2) for you ::
pour toi
(3) for example ::
par exemple
(4) for instance ::
par exemple
(5) for me ::
pour moi
(6) for a while ::
pour un moment
(7) for sure ::
pour sûr
(8) for ever ::
pour toujours
(9) for sale ::
à vendre
1. for ::
2. because ::
3. because of ::
en raison de
4. owing to ::
en raison de
5. in the sake of ::
dans un souci de
6. caused by ::
causé par
7. due to ::
en raison de
8. as a result of ::
en conséquence de
9. after ::
10. instead of ::
au lieu de
11. in lieu of ::
au lieu de
12. in place of ::
au lieu de
13. in the course of ::
au cours de
14. toward ::
16. unto ::
17. in the direction of ::
en direction de
18. to ::
19. by ::
20. in favor of ::
en faveur de
21. via ::
22. in the face of ::
en face de
23. despite ::
24. notwithstanding ::
25. concerning ::
26. regarding ::
En ce qui concerne
27. as to ::
quant à
28. as regards ::
29. with respect to ::
par rapport à
30. similar to ::
semblable à
31. on account of ::
sur le compte de
32. at the request of ::
à la demande de
33. for the sake of ::
pour l'amour de
34. at the instance of ::
à la demande de
35. in loco ::
in loco
36. in exchange ::
en échange
37. lieu ::
38. vice ::
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Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Could find other work for her, too.

Could find other work FOR her, too.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3

We all paid for it,
so it belongs to all of us.

We all paid FOR it, so it belongs to all of us.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 14

Hey. Hey, can I talk to you about that
for a second?

Hey. Hey, can I talk to you about that FOR a second?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 19

It\'s a shame he can\'t muster
the same enthusiasm for his wife.

It's a shame he can't muster the same enthusiasm FOR his wife.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 5

It\'s me being honest with you, Jon Snow,
which is more than you\'ve ever done for me.

It's me being honest with you, Jon Snow, which is more than you've ever done FOR me.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10

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