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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
cause or reason
duration of time
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
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
for the purpose of
in order to
object directed toward a goal

Expressions with por:

al por mayor
al por menor
gracias por
palabra por palabra
por acá/aquí
por acá/aquí
por adelantado
por ahora
por ahora
por amor de Dios
por algo
por algo
por allá/ahí/allí
por arriba
por carga
por casualidad
por ciento
por cierto
por completo
por consecuencia de
por consiguiente
por delante
por dentro
por desgracia
por despecho
por detrás
por día
por duplicado
por ejemplo
por encima de
por encima de todo
por ende
por entre
por el contrario
por el estilo
por el estilo
por el momento
por esa razón
por esa razón
por escrito
por eso
por eso
por favor
por fin
por fuera
por hoy
por instantes
por la mañana
por la tarde
por la noche
por la mitad
por las buenas o por las malas
por las nubes
por lo común
por lo cual
por lo demás
por lo general
por lo menos
por lo pronto
por lo que
por lo regular
por lo tanto
por lo tanto
por lo visto
por más que
por medio de
por mi parte
por mi parte
por motivo
por mucho que
por ningún lado
por ningún motivo
por otra parte
por otro lado
por otro lado
por poco
por primera vez
¿por qué?
por regla general
por regla general
por separado
por si acaso
por sí mismo(a)
por su cuenta
por suerte
por supuesto
por todas partes
por todos lados
por última vez
por última vez
por úlltimo

at (or by) wholesale
at (or by) retail
thank you for
word for word
in the name of
around here
this way
in advance
for now
for the time being
for the love of God
for some reason
that's why
around there; that way
by freight
by chance, by accident
therefore, consequently
therefore, consequently
inside, on the inside
out of spite
from behind
per day
in duplicate
for example
on top of
above all
hence, therefore
among, between
on the contrary
such as that
of that kind
for the time being
for that reason
that is why
in writing
for that reason
finally, at last
from/on the outside
today only
moment to moment
during/in the morning
during/in the afternoon
during the/at night
in half, in the middle
whether one likes it or not
very expensive
as for the rest
generally, usually
at least
for the present
because of which
usually, as a rule
apparently, evidently
however much
by means of
by myself
as for me
on account of
no matter how much
under no circumstances
on the other hand
on the other hand
on the other side
almost, nearly
for the first time
as a general rule
in case, just in case
by oneself
all by oneself
of course
everywhere, all over
everywhere, all over
for the last time
finally, at last

Expressions with para:

para mis adentros
para que
¿para qué?
¿para qué?
¿para qué sirve?
para siempre
para unos fines
para variar

in order to
to myself
in order that
what for?
for what use?
what is it good for?
for one purpose
for a change

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