2011년 8월 27일 토요일

Dic: for (as a meaning of purpose/function, reason/cause, in order to obtain sth)

△ used to show purpose or function

  • a machine for slicing bread
  • Let's go for a walk.
  • Are you learning English for pleasure or for your work?
  • What did you do that for (= Why did you do that)?
△ used to show a reason or cause
  • The town is famous for its cathedral.
  • She gave me a watch for my birthday.
  • He got an award for bravery.
  • I couldn't speak for laughing.
  • He didn't answer for fear of hurting her.
10 △ in order to obtain something
  • He came to me for advice.
  • For more information, call this number.
  • There were over fifty applicants for the job.
.... OALD

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