Learn useful list of Verbs Followed by the Preposition FOR in English.
List of Verb Preposition Collocations – the Preposition FOR.
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- 1 Account for
- 2 Admire for
- 3 Allow for
- 4 Apologize for
- 5 Ask for
- 6 Be for
- 7 Blame for
- 8 Care for
- 9 Charge for
- 10 Congratulate for
- 11 Count for
- 12 Earmark for
- 13 Excuse for
- 14 Forgive for
- 15 Keep for
- 16 Pay for
- 17 Pray for
- 18 Prepare for
- 19 Scold for
- 20 Search for
- 21 Substitute for
- 22 Thank for
- 23 Vote for
- 24 Vouch for
- 25 Wait for
- 26 Wish for
- 27 Work for
- That accounts for his success.
- I really admire you for your courage.
- I think you need to allow for misunderstandings.
- I want to apologize for my mistakes.
- I always ask for extra tomato sauce on my pizza.
- I‘m for Mayor Martini.
- I blame Janet for the broken pottery.
- He doesn’t care for playing golf.
- The accountant charged him $400 for his advice.
- All three are to be congratulated for doing so well.
Useful Verbs Followed by the Preposition FOR
- Your good marks count for 50% of your grade.
- Congress earmarked $6 million for safety improvements.
- I can’t excuse myself for not doing it.
- He never forgave himself for harming her.
- Would you keep my dog for me?
- Let me pay for Tom.
- I’ll pray for you.
- A hotel room is being prepared for them.
- Rose scolded the child gently for her bad behavior.
- Anan searched for a parking place.
- Margarine can be substituted for butter in this recipe.
- She said goodbye and thanked us for coming.
- There were 21 votes for and 17 against the motion, with 2 abstentions.
- I can vouch for her ability to work hard.
- Wait for me!
- She shut her eyes and wished for him to get better.
- He works for an engineering company.