Using “for” in a sentence

“For” has several uses in English, but its most common use is as a preposition meaning “in support of,” “on behalf of,” or “for the purpose of.” For example, you might say, “I’m doing this for my health,” or “I did it for her benefit.” In some cases, “for” can also be used as a conjunction, meaning “because” or “since.” For example, you might say, “I’m going to bed early tonight for I have an early start tomorrow.”

“for” Sentence Examples (List of 10+ Sentences)

  1. I have a lot of respect for you.
  2. I’m looking for a new job.
  3. I have been waiting for you for hours!
  4. This is the third time I’ve called for you this week!
  5. Are you ready for your test tomorrow?
  6. For what it’s worth, I think you’re a great person and I really enjoy spending time with you.
  7. Thank you for being here for me.
  8. I’m looking for a pen.
  9. What are you looking for ?
  10. I’ve been looking for you.
  11. Are you looking for me?
  12. I’m sorry for what I did.
  13. Thank you for your help.
  14. I need your help for this project.
  15. Forgive me for my mistakes.
  16. This is for you.
  17. That’s all for now.
  18. I’m looking for a book about animals.
  19. Can you hand me the pen for a second?
  20. I have been waiting for you for an hour!
  21. The store is closed for inventory today.
  22. We’re going out for dinner tonight.
  23. I’ll trade you my apple for your orange.
  24. She’s running for president.
  25. He’s responsible for taking out the trash.
  26. They’re known for their excellent customer service.
  27. The company is famous for its innovative products.
  28. We’re leaving for vacation tomorrow.
  29. The baby is crying for her mother.
  30. I’m searching for my glasses.
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