Por y para

Por y para - Por or Para Although the prepositions por and...

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Por or Para Although the prepositions por and para may both be translated as for in English, they are not interchangeable in most cases. Each word has a distinctly different use in Spanish, as shown in the following slides. Note that an infinitive is used when a verb comes after por and para as well as after all prepositions.
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Para Para is very unidirectional and points forward toward a goal or destination, whether literal or figurative. Para indicates: Destination or destiny goal, intended purpose Point of time or space (deadline) by a certain time; to or toward a certain location Comparison (with a norm) Recipients or intended person(s) Purpose or goal (to, in order to)
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Destination, destiny Mañana Juan sale para  Madrid. Limit of time or space (deadline) Debo llegar a la reunión para  las 10:00, a más tardar. El rey sale para  la conferencia mundial. Tomorrow Juan is leaving for Madrid. The king is leaving for the world conference. I must arrive at the meeting by 10:00, at the latest. Es necesario que terminemos el informe para el martes. It is necessary that we finish the report by Tuesday.
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