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English translation of 'para'

para

[ˈpara]
preposition
1. for
2. (direção) to, towards
bom para comer good to eat
para não ser ouvido so as not to be heard
para que so that, in order that
para quê? what for?, why?
ir para São Paulo to go to São Paulo
ir para casa to go home
para com (atitude) towards
de lá para cá since then
para a semana next week
estar para to be about to
é para nós ficarmos aqui? should we stay here?

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'para' 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: to /tuː; tʊ; tə/ PREPOSITION
You use to when you are talking about the position or direction of something.
She went to the window and looked out.
  • American English: to
  • Arabic: إِلَى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: para
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: prema
  • Czech: do
  • Danish: til
  • Dutch: naar
  • European Spanish: a destino
  • Finnish: NO TRANSLATION
  • French: pour
  • German: zu
  • Greek: προς
  • Italian: a
  • Japanese: ・・・に
  • Korean: ...으로 방향
  • Norwegian: til
  • Polish: do o przestrzeni
  • European Portuguese: para
  • Romanian: laindică destinația
  • Russian: к
  • Latin American Spanish: a
  • Swedish: till inte från
  • Thai: ไปถึง
  • Turkish: oraya, orada
  • Ukrainian: до
  • Vietnamese: tới
British English: for /fɔː; fə/ PREPOSITION
denoting purpose You use for when you are talking about the way in which you use something.
This knife is for cutting bread.
  • American English: for
  • Arabic: لِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: para
  • Chinese: 为…指用途
  • Croatian: za
  • Czech: naúčel
  • Danish: til
  • Dutch: voor
  • European Spanish: para
  • Finnish: jtkn varten
  • French: pourdans le but de
  • German: zu
  • Greek: για
  • Italian: per
  • Japanese: ・・・のための
  • Korean: ~을 위해
  • Norwegian: til
  • Polish: do
  • European Portuguese: para
  • Romanian: pentru
  • Russian: для
  • Latin American Spanish: para
  • Swedish: till
  • Thai: ไว้สำหรับ
  • Turkish: için
  • Ukrainian: для
  • Vietnamese: được dùng để
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
British English: onto /ˈɒntʊ/ PREPOSITION
bus, train, plane When you get onto a bus, train, or plane, you enter it.
He got onto the plane.
  • American English: onto
  • Arabic: في
  • Brazilian Portuguese: entrar
  • Chinese: 到…里面
  • Croatian: u
  • Czech: donastoupit
  • Danish: ombord på
  • Dutch: in
  • European Spanish: en
  • Finnish: jhk suuntaan tai paikkaan
  • French: dansmonter dans
  • German: in
  • Greek: σε
  • Italian: su
  • Japanese: ・・・に
  • Korean: ~에
  • Norwegian:
  • Polish: do
  • European Portuguese: para
  • Romanian: în
  • Russian: на
  • Latin American Spanish: en
  • Swedish:
  • Thai: เข้าไปยัง
  • Turkish: ne
  • Ukrainian: у
  • Vietnamese: trên

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Translation of para from the Collins Portuguese to English
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