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for is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
for

PronunciationEdit

stressed
unstressed

HomophonesEdit

PrepositionEdit

Preposition
for

  1. shows that something belongs to something else, or has a specific function
    This cake is for you.
    This is a net for catching fish.
  2. (formal) For is used to show the reason for something
    He was angry, for he had never been called such terrible names before.

SubordinatorEdit

Subordinator
for

  1. For introduces a clause with a subject and a to-infinitive
    It's not good for you to be too relaxed.