por v. para

JanuszC1Kwiziq community member

por v. para

consider: 

(1) she has made many sacrifices for her children

(2) she has made many books for her children

why

in (1) "for" --> por

in (2) "for" --> para

Asked 4 months ago
SilviaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Janusz,

The first "for" implies a cause / an originating reason - we then use por.

And for your second example, the preposition para implies the recipient of books (children).

As you can see from some older comments, there are also some cases where the use of these prepositions can be mixed up depending on the context.

Un saludo

Silvia

Janusz asked:View original

por v. para

consider: 

(1) she has made many sacrifices for her children

(2) she has made many books for her children

why

in (1) "for" --> por

in (2) "for" --> para

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