Last updated on October 12th, 2021 at 08:21 pm
Difference between to and for, Using to and For in English with Examples
To and For both of these words are used in almost every second sentence of our routine conversation. If you know where to use to? And where to use for? Then it will be easier to you understand their use efficiently and will make your English more fluent and Impressive.
Normally those who are not native speaker or English learners remains confused around these words. A lot of people don’t know their correct use and they stuff any of these word where they want. That casts a very bad impression on the person standing in front of you.
What is the difference between To and For?
It is very confusing for English learners to decide the difference and correct use of to and for. The difference between To and For is that the word “To” can be used as infinitive maker or as a preposition. But the “For” is a preposition that is followed by a gerund or a noun.
To is used for comparing, giving, direction, distance, destination and motivations.
For is used for agreeing, explaining function, schedule benefits and period of time etc.
Here are some examples that will help you to better understand the correct use of To and For.
|She have made an appointment for 2nd June.||Sheeza came here to see me.|
|This school is very famous for producing scientists.||They will go to London.|
|Let’s go out for a morning walk.||It’s about 25 kilometers from my shop to home.|
|We lived here for 3 years.||He is very rude and want to go abroad.|
|Healthy diet is good for body.||Neha gave a camera to her younger brother.|
|We will leave for Lahore.||I used to take bath in the early morning.|
|She is looking for a new job.||She don’t want to visit me in hospital.|
|Ali was waiting for her girlfriend.||She prefers reading to eating.|
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