PARA vs POR :twisted:! Probably one of the hardest things to learn for students of Spanish as a foreign language. Don’t you think? This is probably because both por and para, can mean «for» in English and cause quite a bit of confusion for non-native Spanish speakers. Nevertheless, notice that these two prepositions can be translated into Spanish, not only as «for,» but also as by, on, though, because of, in exchange for, in order to, and several other prepositions. So let’s start seeing POR vs PARA.
We use the COMMANDS IN SPANISH (the imperative) to tell people what to do or not to do, to give advice and instructions, and even to invite people to do … Leer más