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"The shirts are for the students."

Translation:Las camisas son para los alumnos.

March 23, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mlibre

Dang. Lost my last heart on "para" vs "por."

March 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rspreng

para = intended for and por = in exchange for

March 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mlibre

Simple enough. Thank you.

March 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rspreng

I wish!! :) There are several other uses of 'por' and 'para.' With ser/estar, por/para are among the greater obstacles to be overcome when learning Spanish, along with all the "little words" like de, a, el, lo, me, ti, mi, se, lo, le, etc., all the other prepositions, and the subjunctive mood.

March 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sakasiru

What's the difference between estudiantes and alumnos?

June 28, 2013
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