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Mi hermano estudia ... ingeniero.

Para (My brother is studying to be an engineer: purpose, aim, in order to)

2

El profesor Benavides usaba el enillo ... asegurarse de que sus estudiantes lo comprendían.

Para (Professor Benavides used the ring to make sure that his students understood him.: purpose, aim, in order to)

3

Benavides construyó una campana especial ... proteger su casa.

Para (Benavides build a special dome to protect his house.: purpose, aim, in order to)

4

No hay que ser rico ... ser feliz.

Para (It is not necessary to be rich in order to be happy.: purpose, aim, in order to)

5

Parto ... el Brasil esta tarde.

Para (I am departing for Brazil this afternoon.: motion toward a specific destination)

6

La ambulancia acababa de salir ... la casa de Benavides.

Para (The ambulance had just left for Benavides's house: motion toward a specific destination.)

7

Las mujeres iban ... el mercado con grandes cestas.

Para (The women were on their way to the market with the large baskets.: Motion toward a specific destination)

8

Te olvidaste de poner en las mesa copas ... vino.

Para (You forgot to put wineglasses on the table.: use / suitability, for whom / what)

9

Éste es el mejor remedio ... el dolor de cabeza.

Para (this is the best remedy for headaches.: use / suitability, for whom / what)

10

Hay una venta especial de ropa ... niños.

Para (There is a special sale on children's clothes.: use / suitability, for whom / what)

11

Benavides había traído mármol de Marte ... su casa.

Para (Benavides had bought marble from Mars for his house.: use / suitability, for whom / what)

12

Benavides construyó la luna artificial ... Elena.

Para (Benavides built the artificial moon for Elena.: use / suitability, for whom / what)

13

El carpintero tendrá la mesa lista ... la semana que viene.

Para (The carpenter will have the table ready by next week.: deadlines / definite point in time)

14

Temo que ... el siglo XXII ya no existirá la Tierra.

Para (I am afraid that by the 22nd century the Earth will no longer exist.: deadlines / definite point in time)

15

Este reporte es ... el primero de diciembre.

Para (This paper is due on December the first.: deadlines / definite point in time)

16

Qué hora es? Faltan diez minutos ... las tres.

Para (What time is it? It is ten minutes till three.: deadlines / definite point in time)

17

Esta casa es demasiado grande ... una familia tan pequeña .

Para (This house is too large for such a small family.: compared with, considering (that))

18

Hoy hace mucho calor ... noviembre.

Para (Today is very warm for November.: compared with, considering (that))

19

El espejo del tiempo era peligroso ... Elena.

Para (The time mirror was dangerous for Elena. (It wouldn't necessarily be dangerous for someone else.): compared with, considering (that))

20

Ella tiene ya sesenta años pero se ve joven ... su edad.

Para (She is already sixty but she looks young for her age.: compared with, considering (that))

21

Estaba muy nerviosa y le faltaba poco ... echarse a llorar.

Para (Por en mexico) (She was very nervous and she was about to start crying.: about to / on the verge of)

22

Hay muchas nubes negras en el cielo. Está ... llover.

Para (Por en mexico) (There are many black clouds in the sky. It is about to rain.: about to / on the verge of)

23

Los plátanos vienen congelados y listos ... freír.

Para (Por en mexico) (The plantains com frozen and ready to be fried.: about to / on the verge of)

24

Estábamos ... salir cuando oímos la explosión.

Para (Por en mexico). (We were about to go out when we heard the explosion.: about to / on the verge of)

25

No pudimos ir ... el mal tiempo.

Por (We couldn't go because of the bad weather.: motivation, reasons, compulsion...because of, out of, for, on behalf of, on account of)

26

Benavides actuó de esa manera ... celos.

Por (Benavides acted that way out of jealousy.: motivation, reasons, compulsion...because of, out of, for, on behalf of, on account of)

27

Gonzalo hace muchos sacrificios ... sus hijos.

Por (Gonzalo makes many sacrifices for his children (for their sake).: motivation, reasons, compulsion...because of, out of, for, on behalf of, on account of)

28

El abogado rogó el juez ... su cliente.

Por (the lawyer pleaded with the judge on behalf of his client.: motivation, reasons, compulsion...because of, out of, for, on behalf of, on account of)

29

El Papa recibió el Premio Nobel ... su labor ... la paz.

Por (The Pope received the Nobel Peace Prize on account of his work for peace.: motivation, reasons, compulsion...because of, out of, for, on behalf of, on account of)

30

Siento gran admiración ... ese autor.

Por (I feel great admiration for that author.: Feelings / attitudes of subj. toward person / thing...to be for, to be in favor of)