Sentence examples of "for" in English

thank you for your order Merci pour votre commande
What are these charges for? À quoi correspondent ces montants ?
He hesitated for a moment. Il a hésité pendant un moment.
I haven't smoked for ages. Je n'ai pas fumé depuis longtemps.
Eat, for you are hungry. Mangez, car vous avez faim.
It had worked for hours. Il avait marché durant des heures.
She took him for all his money. Elle le prit malgré tout son argent.
I'm all for your suggestion. Je suis complètement en faveur de ta suggestion.
We were late for school because it rained heavily. En raison de la forte pluie, nous arrivâmes trop tard à l'école.
That's enough for today. Assez pour aujourd'hui.
Mother prepared lunch for me. Ma mère m'a préparé à déjeuner.
I studied for one hour. J'ai étudié pendant une heure.
I haven't eaten for days. Je n'ai pas mangé depuis des jours.
Forgive me, for I have sinned. Pardonnez-moi, car j'ai péché.
The two sides negotiated for days. Les deux parties négocièrent durant des jours.
For all his wealth, he is unhappy. Malgré son opulence, il est malheureux.
He presented an argument for the war. Il présenta un argument en faveur de la guerre.
The plane was delayed for two hours on account of the bad weather. L'avion fut retardé de deux heures en raison du mauvais temps.
Thank you for your patience. Merci pour votre patience.
Are you looking for someone? Êtes-vous à la recherche de quelqu'un ?
Examples of word usage in different contexts are provided solely for linguistic purposes, i.e. to study word usage in a sentence in one language and how they can be translated into another. All samples are automatically collected from a variety of publicly available open sources using bilingual search technologies.
If you find a spelling, punctuation or any other error in the original or translation, use the "Report a problem" option or write to us.

In this section, you can see how words and expressions are used in different contexts using examples of translations made by professionals. The Contexts section will help you learn English, German, Spanish and other languages. Here you can find examples with phrasal verbs and idioms in texts that vary in style and theme. Examples can be sorted by translations and topics.

Learn foreign languages, see the translation of millions of words and expressions, and use them in your e-mail communication.