Tag: Por and Para

Uses of Para

The general English translation of “por” and “para” is “for” however “por” and “para” in Spanish suggest different meanings, therefore “por” or “para” is used depending on context. Uses of PARA – Purpose/In order to, Intended use, Direction/Destination, Intended recipient, Specific time Examples (a) Purpose (to)/ In order to – 1. Para mejorar tienes que…...

Uses of Por

The general English translation of “por” and “para” is “for” however “por” and “para” in Spanish suggest different meanings, therefore “por” or “para” is used depending on context. Uses of POR – Medium/ Source, Proportion/ Unit of measure, Cause/ Motive, Mode, In exchange for, Substitute/on behalf of, Duration or Length of time Examples: (a) Medium/Source…...