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    IPA[fôr]
  2. preposition

    • 1. in support of or in favor of (a person or policy):

      they voted for independence in a referendum
    • 2. affecting, with regard to, or in respect of (someone or something):

      she is responsible for the efficient running of their department the demand for money
    • 3. on behalf of or to the benefit of (someone or something):

      these parents aren't speaking for everyone
    • 4. employed by:

      it was a good firm to work for
    • 5. having (the thing mentioned) as a purpose or function:

      the necessary tools for making a picture frame she is searching for enlightenment
    • 6. having (the thing mentioned) as a reason or cause:

      Aileen is proud of her family for their support I could dance and sing for joy
    • 7. having (the place mentioned) as a destination:

      they are leaving for Swampscott tomorrow
    • 8. representing (the thing mentioned):

      the “F” is for Fascinating
    • 9. in place of or in exchange for (something):

      swap these two bottles for that one
    • 10. charged as (a price):

      copies are available for only a buck
    • 11. in relation to the expected norm of (something):

      she was tall for her age warm weather for this time of year
    • 12. indicating the length of (a period of time):

      he was in prison for 12 years I haven't seen him for some time
    • 13. indicating the extent of (a distance):

      he crawled for 300 yards
    • 14. indicating an occasion in a series:

      the camcorder failed for the third time

    conjunction

    • 1. because; since:

      he felt guilty, for he knew that he bore a share of responsibility for Fanny's death
    • abbreviation

      foreign.

      forest.

    • prefix字首

      denoting prohibition:

      denoting abstention, neglect, or renunciation:

    • preposition

      in support of or in favour of (a person or policy):

      affecting, with regard to, or in respect of:

    • conjunction

      because; since:
    • prefix字首

      denoting prohibition:

      denoting abstention, neglect, or renunciation:

    • decide on; choose

      tend to find (a particular type of person) attractive

    • give a satisfactory record of (something, typically money, that one is responsible for)

      provide or serve as a satisfactory explanation or reason for

    • move or head toward (a place)

      approach (someone) to attack them

    • make necessary

      publicly ask for or demand

    • be an abbreviation of or symbol for

      refuse to endure or tolerate

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