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Autor:  Dale-CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  25/MAR/2010 3:13 PM
Assunto:  sobre o to and for
 
Mensagem:  (1) He is very good for me.
He satisfies my needs. 
"Ele me completa."
I need him.
He is a wonderful companion, friend.

(2)  He is very good to me.
He is very generous to me.
He is very kind to me.

When talking about a human, "to" and "for" can be used but the meanings will be different.
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He gave the book to her. (Ele deu o livro para ela,)
She was too busy to give the book to him.  I gave it to him for her.  (Ela estava ocupada demais para dar o livro para ele.  Dei-lhe o livro por ela.
Foi para a Italia.  (She went to Italy.)





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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Sobre o to and for  –  Celia  25/MAR/2010, 12:47 PM
sobre o to and for  –  orlando  25/MAR/2010, 2:11 PM
 sobre o to and for  –  Dale-CR  25/MAR/2010, 3:13 PM
sobre o to and for  –  PPAULO  26/MAR/2010, 8:02 PM
sobre o to and for  –  Dale-CR  27/MAR/2010, 4:28 AM

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