por vs para

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por vs para
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2012-02-24 10:12:06
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  1. "Thanks for the information."
    Gracias POR la informacion.
  2. "This gift is for Juan."
    Este regalo es PARA Juan.
  3. "Thanks for the help."
    Gracias POR la ayuda.
  4. RULE - to express gratitude or apology
    POR
  5. RULE - for velocity, frequency, and proportion
    POR
  6. "I go to the restaurant five times per week."
    Voy al restaurante cinco veces POR semana.
  7. "through", "along", "by", or "in the area of"
    POR
  8. "We walk through the park."
    Andamos POR el parque.
  9. RULE - when talking about exchange, including sales
    POR
  10. "He gave me ten dollars for the book."
    El me dio diez dolares POR el libro.
  11. RULE - to mean "on behalf of" or "in favor of"
    POR
  12. "I didn't vote for anyone."
    No vote POR nadie.
  13. RULE - to express a length of time
    POR
  14. "I studied for two hours."
    Yo estudie POR dos horas.
  15. "during"
    POR
  16. "One can see the stars during the night."
    Se puede ver las estrellas POR la noche.
  17. RULE - means of transportation
    POR
  18. "I prefer to travel by train and speak by phone."
    Prefiero viajar POR tren y hablar POR telefono.
  19. RULE - to express an action that remains to be completed (followed by an infinitive)
    POR
  20. "Dinner has yet to be cooked."
    La cena esta POR cocinar.
  21. RULE - to express cause or reason
    POR
  22. "The man died for lack of water."
    El hombre murio POR falta de agua.
  23. what is the expression for "for now"?
    por ahora
  24. what is the expression for "around there", "that way"?
    por alli
  25. what is the expression for "therefore"?
    por eso
  26. what is the expression for "generally"?
    por lo general
  27. what is the expression for "at least"?
    por lo menos
  28. what is the expression for "everywhere"?
    por todas partes
  29. RULE - to indicate destination
    PARA
  30. "The man left for Madrid."
    El hombre salio PARA Madrid.
  31. RULE - to show the purpose of a thing
    PARA
  32. "The glass is for water."
    El vaso es PARA agua.
  33. "in order to" or "for the purpose of"
    PARA
  34. "To make paella, first cook the meat."
    PARA hacer paella, primero cocine las carnes.
  35. RULE - to indicate a recipient
    PARA
  36. "This gift if for you."
    Este regalo es PARA ti.
  37. RULE - to express a deadline or specific time
    PARA
  38. "I need the dress by Monday."
    Necesito el vestido PARA el lunes.
  39. RULE - to express a contrast from what is expected.
    PARA
  40. "For a child, he reads very well."
    Para un nino, lee muy bien.
  41. "For what reason...?"
    Por que
  42. "For what purpose...?"
    Para que

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