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¿Para qué se usa?
-What is it used for?
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para qué se usa

A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in questions)
a. what is it used for
Esta es una olla a presión. - Interesante. ¿Para qué se usa?This is a pressure cooker. - Interesting. What is it used for?
b. what is ... used for
¿Para qué se usa una prensa francesa? - Se usa para hacer café.What is a french press used for? - It's used to brew coffee.
2. (in statements)
a. what it is used for
Carlos me regaló este artilugio para mi cumpleaños, pero no sé para qué se usa. - Es un smartwatch, abuelo. Es como una computadora chiquita.Carlos gave me this gadget for my birthday, but I don't know what it is used for. - It's a smartwatch, grandpa. It's like a very small computer.
b. what ... is used for
Todavía no entiendo muy bien para qué se usa un cuchillo de mantequilla. - ¿Qué hay que entender? Es un cuchillo que corta mantequilla. Eso es todo.I still don't quite understand what a butter knife is used for. - What is there to understand? It's a knife that cuts butter. That's it.
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