1、for/from want of 由于缺少……
- The flowers died from want of water.
- Some of the wounded soldiers died for want of medicine.
2、for the use of 供……使用的
- This parking lot is for the use of employees only.
- This dining hall is for the use of teachers.
3、in support of 为了支持……
- He spoke at the meeting in support of my idea.
- They decided to stay in support of the new leadership.
4、so as to 为了（做）……
- They made a lot of lively programs so as to attract more children.
- I left home at 5:00 in the morning so as to be there on time.
5、 in search of 为了寻找……
- He went to the south in search of better prospects.
- She immigrated to New Zealand in search of a quiet life.
6、for the sake of/for one’s sake 为……起见
- His family moved to the countryside for the sake of his son’s health.
- He betrayed his friend for money’s sake.
7、for one’s own safety 为了某人自身的安全
- For your own safety please don’t smoke inside the plane.
- Please fasten your seat belt for your own safety.
8、for future reference 为了以后参考
- Keep all the price lists on file for future reference.
- You can take this booklet home for future reference.
9、for reasons of 因……理由
- The road has been closed for reasons of safety.
- They switched to a new product for reasons of better profits.
10、in memory of 为纪念……
- She set up an educational fund im memory of her mother.
- This musem was built in memory of the great writer -Lu Xun.
11、in order to 为了……
- Most students study hard in order to please the teacher.
- Business schools are trying to improve their courses in order to produce better graduates.
12、for sb.’s benefit/for the benefit of 为了……的利益
- It is not his fault. He did it for your benefit.
- All the donations are for the benefit of the disabled children.
13、for fear of 以免
- Put on a coat for fear of catching a cold.
- The weather in London is so changable that people always bring their umbrella with them for fear of rain.
14、as a result 结果是
- As a result, the unemployment rate began to fall.
- As a result, 50 per cent of the groundwater in cities is polluted.
15、in honor of 为纪念……
- They are holding a birthday party in honor of the prince.
- The book was written in honor of those who died in the war.