Para and Por

Prepositions “Por” and “Para” in Portuguese

Both of the words “Por” and “Para” in Portuguese can mean “FOR” or “TO” in English, however the distinction between the two is a little more complicated than that. So let´s take a closer look …

PARA can mean “TO”, “FOR”, “TOWARDS” and “IN ORDER TO”, whereas
POR can mean “BY”, “FOR”, “THROUGH”, “VIA”.

Here are a few hints to help make it a bit easier when deciding on which preposition to use: Continue reading

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