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Rules for how por is used


about to, to be in the mood, inclined to do something
an action that remains to be completed
because of
by
cause or reason
duration of time
during
general physical movement in and around a given place
for velocity, frequency and proportion
in favor of
instead of, on behalf of, in place of
mistaken identity
money or exchange, price
multiplication and division
per
period of time
through, along, by, in the area of
to be seen as
to express gratitude or apology
reason (with ir, venir, pasar, mandar, volver, and preguntar)

Rules for how para is used


contrast from what is expected
deadline or specific time
destination
for the purpose of
in order to
object directed toward a goal
recipient
use
employment



Expressions with por:

al por mayor

at (or by) wholesale

al por menor

at (or by) retail

gracias por

thank you for

palabra por palabra

word for word

por

in the name of

por acá/aquí

around here

por acá/aquí

this way

por adelantado

in advance

por ahora

for now

por ahora

for the time being

por amor de Dios

for the love of God

por algo

for some reason

por algo

that's why

por allá/ahí/allí

around there; that way

por arriba

above

por carga

by freight

por casualidad

by chance, by accident

por ciento

percent

por cierto

certainly

por completo

completely

por consecuencia de

therefore, consequently

por consiguiente

therefore, consequently

por delante

ahead

por dentro

inside, on the inside

por desgracia

unfortunately

por despecho

out of spite

por detrás

from behind

por día

per day

por duplicado

in duplicate

por ejemplo

for example

por encima de

on top of

por encima de todo

above all

por ende

hence, therefore

por entre

among, between

por el contrario

on the contrary

por el estilo

such as that

por el estilo

of that kind

por el momento

for the time being

por esa razón

for that reason

por esa razón

that is why

por escrito

in writing

por eso

therefore

por eso

for that reason

por favor

please

por fin

finally, at last

por fuera

from/on the outside

por hoy

today only

por instantes

moment to moment

por la mañana

during/in the morning

por la tarde

during/in the afternoon

por la noche

during the/at night

por la mitad

in half, in the middle

por las buenas o por las malas

whether one likes it or not

por las nubes

very expensive

por lo común

generally

por lo cual

therefore

por lo demás

as for the rest

por lo general

generally, usually

por lo menos

at least

por lo pronto

for the present

por lo que

because of which

por lo regular

usually, as a rule

por lo tanto

consequently

por lo tanto

therefore

por lo visto

apparently, evidently

por más que

however much

por medio de

by means of

por mi parte

by myself

por mi parte

as for me

por motivo

on account of

por mucho que

no matter how much

por ningún lado

nowhere

por ningún motivo

under no circumstances

por otra parte

on the other hand

por otro lado

on the other hand

por otro lado

on the other side

por poco

almost, nearly

por primera vez

for the first time

¿por qué?

why?

por regla general

as a general rule

por regla general

usually

por separado

separately

por si acaso

in case, just in case

por sí mismo(a)

by oneself

por su cuenta

all by oneself

por suerte

fortunately

por supuesto

of course

por todas partes

everywhere, all over

por todos lados

everywhere, all over

por última vez

for the last time

por última vez

finally

por úlltimo

finally, at last


Expressions with para:

para

in order to

para mis adentros

to myself

para que

in order that

¿para qué?

what for?

¿para qué?

for what use?

¿para qué sirve?

what is it good for?

para siempre

forever

para unos fines

for one purpose

para variar

for a change



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