Countable & Uncountable nouns (2)
Some words can be both countable and uncountable depending on how they are used.
- Would you like a chocolate?
- Would you like some chocolate?
In a box of chocolates, the chocolates are countable and you can take one.
When you have a bar of chocolate the chocolate is uncountable and you can take some.
The preposition "para" indicates the "destination".
- The "receiver" always get "para" or "a".
- But the "cause" or the "motivator" gets "por".
- Ela dá chocolate para o/ao menino = She gives chocolate to the boy
- Ela dá chocolate pelo menino = She gives chocolate for the boy
I'd like an explanation as to when to use o versus para for "to", I'd greatly appreciate it!
Well, "o" means "the" in this case. But I guess you mean "a" here.
But this one is really good: