Quick answer
"For lunch" is a phrase which is often translated as "para el almuerzo", and "have lunch" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "almorzar". Learn more about the difference between "for lunch" and "have lunch" below.
for lunch(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. para el almuerzo
Don't take any of that pie. We're going to eat it for lunch.No tomes nada de esa tarta. Vamos a comerla para el almuerzo.
b. para almorzar
Every day, I take an hour for lunch.Cada día, tomo una hora para almorzar.
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have lunch(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. almorzar
We're going to have lunch at noon at the restaurant that just opened downtown.Vamos a almorzar al mediodía en el restaurante que acaba de abrir en el centro.
b. comer
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in Spain
Do you want to have lunch with me after the meeting?¿Quieres comer conmigo después de la reunión?
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