“forthe”

The following 20 entries include the term forthe.

baptism for the dead

noun

: the baptism of a living person as proxy for one who has died unbaptized (as practiced in modern times by Mormons)

collect for the day

: a collect appropriate for a particular day of the church year

a change for the better

noun phrase

: an improvement in situation or state of affairs over what was

a change for the worse

noun phrase

: a worsening of a situation or state of affairs from what was

a feast for the eyes

idiom

: very beautiful

(all) for the best

idiom

used to say that something will have a good result even though it was not the intended result

along for the ride

idiom

: doing something with other people without being seriously involved in it or having a serious interest in it

ask for the moon

idiom

: to ask for something that is very difficult or impossible to get

be (in) for the high jump

idiom

: to be certain to be punished

cry for the moon

idiom

: to ask for something that is very difficult or impossible to get

down for the count

idiom

: knocked down and unable to get up again before the referee counts to 10 often used figuratively

for the asking

idiom

used to indicate that something is readily available for someone to have or take

for the best

idiom

: having or producing a better result : in a way that will achieve the best result

for the better

idiom

: so as to produce improvement

for the chop

idiom

used to say that someone is going to lose a job or that something is being stopped or canceled or eliminated

for the common/public good

idiom

: in order to help or benefit everyone

for the duration

idiom

: until the end of something often + of

for the good of

idiom

: in order to help (someone or something)

for the hell of it

idiom

: for the fun of doing something : without having a particular reason

for the life of one

idiom

: in any way at all used to say that one is unable to remember or understand something

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