por vs para 3 - preterite  

Resources Spanish Preterite Tense Por vs Para 3
Step 1

Overview

Step 1

Por and para are both used in specific situations.

   Use por with transportation:
Ellos vinieron por tren.
       They came for (by) train.

   Use por with price:
¿Cuánto cobraron por noche?
      How much did they charge for (per) night?

   Use por with verbs like ir, enviar, venir, etc.:
La comisión por enviar el dinero fue de veinte
        dólares.

       The fee for to send the money was $20.

   Use para for opinion:
Para mí, el color del coche fue muy
       importante.

      For me (in my opinion), the color of the car
       was very important.

   Use para to say for:
Mi madre preparó un plato especial para la
       cena.

      My mother prepared a special dish for dinner.


Continue
Step 2

Learn Vocabulary!
Step 3

Work with Sentences!
Step 4

Review and Expand!
Coming up Next:

Otro
  
  Vocabulary Flashcards
  Vocabulary Quiz
  Photo Quiz
  Spelling Quiz
  Sentence Flashcards
  Video
  Example Sentences
  Dialogue
  Image-Sentence Match
  Word Order Quiz
  Multiple Choice Quiz
  A or B Quiz
  Fill In

Icon Legend

Icons are color coded by Spanish level:

Green = Beginner
Blue = Intermediate
Orange = Advanced


Black icons are unrelated to Spanish level:

Help
Download
Information




http://www.NuLengua.com



Popular Phrase: mirar | Studying Medical Spanish | Conjugated Verb: categorizar - to categorize [ click for full conjugation ]