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for
 prep.  in support of or in favour of; affecting or in respect of;
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  I'll plant them for thee myself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  One knows it then for a moment or so.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  Tha'rt a Yorkshire lad for sure.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  Who would not give all else for two.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
5  But Tom did not wait for the rest.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  But I bet you I'll lam Sid for that.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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7  No, I don't care for rats much, anyway.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
8  This ain't any time for blubbering.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  Oh no, that wouldn't do for this.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  I was meaning for the best, Tom.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  His heart was full of pity for her.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
12  But that bid for glory was a failure.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
13  And he hastened away, hating her for it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  They worked and sweated for half an hour.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
15  They pegged away in silence for some time.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  I am continuing to apply for jobs.
17  They sometimes argue off for hours.
18  I'm waiting for James to arrive.
19  I daren't ask her for a rise.
20  Long looked for comes at last.
21  He acted as attorney for me.
22  They show no respect for authority.
23  We lay huddled together for warmth.
24  I reserved a room for tonight.
25  I made a reservation for tonight.
26  It is a tough nut for him to crack.
27  It must be tough for you.
28  The bonfire blazed away for hours.
29  He is on trial for murder.
30  Brady was on trial for assault.