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English translation of '为了'

为了 (為了)

(wèile)

  1. in order to
    ⇒ 为了买房子,他把车卖了。 (Wèile mǎi fángzi, tā bǎ chē mài le.) He sold his car in order to buy a house.
    ⇒ 为了联系方便,他买了个手机。 (Wèile liánxì fāngbiàn, tā mǎile gè shǒujī.) He bought a mobile phone to keep in contact more easily.

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'为了' in Other Languages

British English: for /fɔː; fə/ PREPOSITION
intended for If something is for someone, they will have it or use it.
These flowers are for you.
  • American English: for
  • Arabic: لأَجْل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: para
  • Chinese: 为了
  • Croatian: za
  • Czech: pro
  • Danish: til
  • Dutch: voor
  • European Spanish: para
  • Finnish: varten
  • French: pour
  • German: für
  • Greek: για
  • Italian: per
  • Japanese: ・・・のために 関係
  • Korean: ...을 위하여
  • Norwegian: for
  • Polish: dla
  • European Portuguese: para
  • Romanian: pentru
  • Russian: для
  • Latin American Spanish: para
  • Swedish: för
  • Thai: เพื่อ
  • Turkish: için
  • Ukrainian: для
  • Vietnamese: cho
British English: for /fɔː; fə/ PREPOSITION
to help someone If someone does something for you, they do it so that you do not have to do it.
I held the door open for the next person.
  • American English: for
  • Arabic: لِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: para
  • Chinese: 为了…
  • Croatian: za
  • Czech: místo
  • Danish: for
  • Dutch: voor
  • European Spanish: por
  • Finnish: jollekin
  • French: pourà l'attention de
  • German: für
  • Greek: για
  • Italian: per
  • Japanese: ・・・のために
  • Korean: ~을 위해
  • Norwegian: for
  • Polish: dla
  • European Portuguese: para
  • Romanian: pentru
  • Russian: для
  • Latin American Spanish: para
  • Swedish: åt
  • Thai: เพื่อ ให้แก่
  • Turkish: için
  • Ukrainian: для
  • Vietnamese: dành cho

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Translation of 为了 from the Collins Chinese to English
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