Por vs. Para

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por

in exchange for

por

duration of time

por

movement through space

por

agent marker for the true passive voice

por

motive, reason for doing something, on behalf of

por

by means of

por

object of an errand

por

taking the place of

por

before an infinitive meaning "because of" or "by"

por

before an infinitive meaning something that is yet to be done

para

destination

para

intended for

para

deadline

para

purpose, use

para

exception to a generalization

para

before an infinitive, meaning "in order to"

para

employment

para

viewpoint

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