para qué

para qué(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express finality)
a. what ... for
Si quieres que te deje el carro, tienes que decirme para qué lo necesitas.If you want to borrow my car, you have to tell me what you need it for.
Mira, compré esto porque estaba rebajado. - ¿Qué es y para qué sirve?Look, I bought this because it was reduced. - What is it and what's it for?
b. why
¿Para qué vamos a ir a la playa si está lloviendo?Why should we go to the beach when it's raining?
2. (used to talk about the recipient of an action)
a. what ... for
Ya no trabajo para esa empresa. - ¿Y para qué empresa trabajas ahora?I don't work for that company any longer. - And what company do you work for now?
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