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Lingo
Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 3:48:17 AM
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I shed a tear last night for Claudio, for football and for my club.

What is the real meaning of the three "for" in this single sentence?

Which definition is the best on this web: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/for ?

Many thanks,

Best wishes,
Audiendus
Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 8:34:51 AM
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Lingo wrote:
Which definition is the best on this web: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/for ?

Probably 3a (used to indicate the recipient or beneficiary of an action). You are offering them a tear of sympathy.
Lingo
Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 7:53:09 PM
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Audiendus wrote:
Lingo wrote:
Which definition is the best on this web: https://www.thefreedictionary.com/for ?

Probably 3a (used to indicate the recipient or beneficiary of an action). You are offering them a tear of sympathy.


Thanks a lot for your great answer.

Best wishes.
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