Grammar Patterns

V n for n

V n for n

The verb is followed by a noun group and a prepositional phrase which consists of for and a noun group. With some verbs the preposition is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.The passive pattern is be V-ed for n.This pattern has two structures:
    Structure I: Verb with Object and prepositional Object
    She bought a present for him.
    Structure II: Verb with Object and Adjunct
    He begged his father for a loan.
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