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Spanish 201: Uses of Para

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Para
For
to indicate destination
El hombre salió para Madrid.
(The man left for Madrid.)
to show the use or purpose of a thing
El vaso es para agua.
(The glass is for water.)
to mean "in order to" or "for the purpose of"
Para hacer una paella, primero dore las carnes.
To make a paella, first sauté the meats.
to mean "in order to" or "for the purpose of"
Para hacer una paella, primero dore las carnes.
To make a paella, first sauté the meats.
to indicate a recipient
Este regalo es para ti.
(This gift is for you.)