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introduces a complement of interest
-Who did you buy it for? -I bought it for her.
For many people, the financial crisis of 2008 was truly a shock.
goal / end
- We headed for home. // We're headed for a rude awakening.
- They made off for the woods.
- We're hoping for the best.
What should I get her for her birthday?
- What would you use it for?
- What did you do that for?
- Romeo, Romeo wherefore art thou Romeo? A rose of any other name would smell as sweet.
Agent Prefix in Infinitivals
- It's unusual for her to complain // For her to complain is unusual.
For the time is nigh.
- To stand for (1). I won't stand for it! (I won't put up with it.)
- To stand for (2).