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23 terms

Uses of Por and Para

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Por Usage 1
Express gratitude or apology
Por Usage 2
Multiplication and Division
Por Usage 3
For velocity and frequency or proportion
Por Usage 4
Meaning along, by, through, or in the area of
Por Usage 5
When talking about exchange, including sales
Por Usage 6
To mean or on behalf of, in favor of
Por Usage 7
To express the length of time
Por Usage 8
To express an undetermined or general time meaning during
Por Usage 9
For means of communication or transport
Por Usage 10
In case of mistaken identity meaning to be seen as
Por Usage 11
To show the reason for an errand with ir, pasar, mandar, volver, and preguntar
Por Usage 12
When followed by an infinitive to express an action that remains to be completed
Por Usage 13
To express cause or reason
Por Usage 14
"Estar Por" to be in the mood, or inclined to do something
Por Usage 15
In passive constructions
Por Usage 16
Idiomatic Expressions
Para Usage 1
To indicate destination
Para usage 2
To show the use or purpose of a thing
Para Usage 3
To mean "In order to", for the purpose of
Para Usage 4
To indicate recipient
Para Usage 5
To express a deadline or specific time
Para Usage 6
To express a contrast from what is expected
Para Usage 7
"Estar Para" to express an action that will soon be completed