The uses of para
We use para (for) mainly to:
- Express a purpose or a goal:
Se entrena para la competición.
He’s training for the competition.
Esta piscina es solo para sirenas.
This pool is only for mermaids.
- Indicate a deadline:
Los deberes son para el jueves.
This homework is for Thursday.
- Indicate a destination:
Han salido para Caracas esta mañana.
They have left for Caracas this morning.
- Express an opinion:
Para mí, Maradona es Dios.
For me, Maradona is God.
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