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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘For’. Over 50 Sentences


For — US. [fɔːr], UK. [fɔː(r)]

Main meanings:

  1. In favor of or in support of.
  2. Representing a duration of time.
  3. Intended to reach or benefit.
  4. Indicating the purpose or reason.


10 simple sentences:

  • I bought a gift for her.
  • He works hard for success.
  • This song is for you.
  • We go out for lunch.
  • She studied for the test.
  • Is this book for kids?
  • She cooks for her family.
  • I’m not ready for this.
  • It’s a recipe for pasta.
  • They saved money for travel.


The sentences from movies:

I’d have asked for your number. – You’ve Got Mail (1998)

Thanks for seeing me. – Mirrors (2008)

Takes medicine for his pain. – A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Hey, I’m responsible for what goes out. – The Mauritanian (2021)

We’ve looked everywhere for him. – Dogma (1999)

Give it up for Buffy Gilmore! – Scary Movie (2000)

I never asked her for anything. – The Father (2020)

You know what I do for a living. – Zodiac (2007)

Thanks for staying up with me. – The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

I have something for you, chancellor. – V For Vendetta (2005)

I didn’t come here for this. – Apocalypse Now (1979)

I’m waiting for orders, boss. – Twister (1996)

Hold this for me, Jack. – Titanic (1997)

It’s for a great cause Freedom. – Wonder Woman (2017)

There’s enough meat for all of us. – The Gods Must Be Crazy (1984)

Mm-hm, for high school, to graduate. – Boogie Nights (1997)

You know what I want for us? – Spider-Man 3 (2007)

I don’t have time for the whole story. – Extinct (2021)

Look at the statistics, for chrissakes. – American History X (1998)

For what? – The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

Were you going for the hand? – Ant-Man (2015)

What are your plans for the future? – Say Anything (1989)

Come on, what’s money for? – Wall Street (1987)

Thank you again for your time. – Gran Turismo (2023)

Thank the Lord for you. – Anaconda (1997)

John doesn’t care for you at all. – The Lion in Winter (1968)

Ten dollars for the tow. – Asteroid City (2023)

But remember, just for tonight. – Lady and the Tramp (1955)

I can’t stay for breakfast, I’m sorry. – The Seven Year Itch (1955)

That part is perfect for him. – The Godfather Part I (1972)

For every one you smoke, I smoke half. – Schindler’s List (1993)

Doing their job for once. – Mystic River (2003)

These seats are for us. – Thanksgiving (2023)

Go for it. – Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

You’re late for work. – Closer (2004)

Stay here for just a moment. – The Matrix (1999)

For a little while. – The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

It’s what I live for. – The Little Mermaid (1989)

His money paid for your art show. – 57 Seconds (2023)

He’s for every one of us! – Ted (2012)

It’s the honey stash for winter! – The Jungle Book (2016)

For me as well. – You Hurt My Feelings (2023)

I live for Sundays. – Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

For you and the child. – 1917 (2019)

Stand by for clearance from our land coordinator. – A Million Miles Away (2023)

It’s killing for sport. – Jurassic World (2015)

This place is too hot for a pickup. – Predator (1987)

I’ll cook all kinds of stuff for you. – Shrek (2001)