por = for preposition

por

preposition

English Translation of POR

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: for, during se quedaron allí por la semana they stayed there for the week por el momento for now, at the moment
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: around, during por noviembre empieza a nevar around November it starts to snow por la mañana in the morning por la noche at night
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: around (a place) debe estar por allí it must be over there por todas partes everywhere
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: by, through, along por la puerta through the door pasamos por el centro we went through the downtown pasé por tu casa I stopped by your house por la costa along the coast caminando por la calle walking down the street
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: for, for the sake of lo hizo por su madre he did it for his mother ¡por Dios! for heaven's sake!
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: because of, on account of llegué tarde por el tráfico I arrived late because of the traffic dejar por imposible to give up as impossible perdón por la demora sorry for the delay
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: per 60 millas por hora 60 miles per hour por docena by the dozen
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: for, in exchange for, instead of su hermana habló por él his sister spoke on his behalf lo vendió por cien dólares he sold it for a hundred dollars
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: by means of hablar por teléfono to talk on the phone por escrito in writing por avión by plane
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: as for por mí as far as I'm concerned
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: times tres por dos son seis three times two is six
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según : from, according to por lo que dices judging from what you're telling me
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: as, for por ejemplo for example
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: by hecho por mi abuela made by my grandmother por correo by mail
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: for, in order to lucha por ganar su respeto he struggles to win her respect
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estar por : to be about to
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por ciento : percent
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por favor : please
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por lo tanto : therefore, consequently
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¿por qué? : why?
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por que porque
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por…que : no matter how por mucho que intente no matter how hard I try
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por si or por si acaso : just in case

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