Por vs. Para

Por vs Para - "Por has many uses and so it is the more problematic of the two Rule to express gratitude or apology Model Gracias por la

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"Por" has many uses, and so it is the more problematic of the two. " Rule: to express gratitude or apology t Model: Gracias por la ayuda. G (Thanks for the help.) ( Rule: for multiplication and division f Model: Dos por dos son cuatro. D (Two times two equals four.) ( Rule: for velocity, frequency and proportion f Model: Voy al restaurante cinco veces por semana. V (I go to the restaurant five times per week.) ( Rule: meaning "through," "along," "by" or "in the area of" m Model: Andamos por el parque. A (We walk through the park.) ( Rule: when talking about exchange, including sales w Model: Él me dio diez dólares por el libro. É (He gave me ten dollars for the book.) ( Rule: to mean "on behalf of," or "in favor of," t Model: No voté por nadie. N (I didn't vote for anyone.) ( Rule: to express a length of time t Model: Yo estudié por dos horas. Y (I studied for two hours.) ( Rule: to express an undetermined, or general time, meaning "during" t Model: Se puede ver las estrellas por la noche. S
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course SPA 1412 taught by Professor Dr.erickson during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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