The uses of para

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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.

Juan left for Caracas this morning.

  • Express an opinion:

Para mí, Maradona es Dios.

For me, Maradona is God.

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