Translation for 'what for' from English to Greek
what for {adv}για ποιό λόγο
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What can I do for you?Τι θα θέλατε? [κοιν.]
Partial Matches
what {pron}τι
What a pity!Τι κρίμα!
What is your opinion?Ποιά είναι η γνώμη σας;
What is the matter?Τι συμβαίνει;
What time is it?Τι ώρα είναι;
What's the catch?Ποιά είναι η παγίδα;
What's the catch?Πού είναι η παγίδα;
What do you think?Εσύ τι λες;
What's your name?Ποιο είναι το όνομά σου;
What do you think?Τι πιστεύεις;
What's up? [Am.] [coll.]Τι γίνεται;
What's up? [Am.] [coll.]Πώς είσαι;
What's up? [Am.] [coll.]Τι κάνεις;
for {prep}για
except (for)εκτός (από)
to call forζητώ
for certain {adv}ασφαλώς
for certain {adv}σίγουρα
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Usage Examples English
  • In January 1917 he was mentioned in despatches ("Heaven Knows What For" he wrote).
  • Sheil first appeared in the 1971 television movie "What for Mariane?
  • Lathrop High School's roots are directly traced to Fairbanks High School, reflecting what for many years was the only public school in Fairbanks.
  • The expression “Drawing with paint” is the one Congdon himself used in September 1982 to announce his use of what for him was a new medium (pastels are in fact, a sort of pencil made of paint).
  • The song uses a recurring Australian issue—drought—to pose the question "what for?

  • Tony's Mum: Tony's mum (Julie T. Wallace) is very concerned about her son's behaviour, but is more than willing to give him what for if he steps out of line.
  • Rosemarie Ives is a former mayor of Redmond, Washington, having served from 1991 to 2007 and deciding to step down after what for Redmond was an unprecedented four terms in office.
  • In 2013, Danar Indra also confirmed to launch his first single: "Untuk Apa" (What For) written by Bemby Noor, who has written for Afgan and Girlband Cherrybelle.
  • One of the characters studies the book as he tries to understand his brief transport to what, for him, is the alternate reality of the United States having won World War II.
  • WATFIV was pronounced as "WHAT FIVE", but, as was realized at the time, could also (almost) still be pronounced as "WHAT FOR", as in WAT-F-IV (Waterloo Fortran IV).

  • This also included all the most significant of what, for various reasons, had been omitted in previous volumes or appeared after the encyclopaedia was published.
  • However, there was no text explaining when or what for did they die.
  • Every February there is an annual "flower count" in what for the rest of the country and most of the province is still the dead of winter.
  • In 1975, he wrote what, for its first 12 years, would be the original theme music for "Good Morning America".
  • 'what for?'.

  • Rather, Suprematism envisions man—the artist—as both originator and transmitter of what for Malevich is the world's only true reality—that of absolute non-objectivity.
  • Quid pro quo ('what for what' in Latin) is a Latin phrase used in English to mean an exchange of goods or services, in which one transfer is contingent upon the other; "a favor for a favor".
  • This allowed for simplifications in the pipeline system; the next byte from memory was fetched while the operation was being decoded, meaning the next byte was fetched no matter what.
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