What is the difference between per, por, pri, and pro?
All these words look and feel sort of similar to me. What are the possible uses for each of them? How do I decide which to use?
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“per” denotes who or what helps the sentence happen.
“por” denotes a goal, beneficiary, or target.
It can denote a purpose or target audience:
It can denote both a purchased object, and its price:
With preni, it can mean take something for something:
It can denote a concerned party:
“pri” denotes a subject.
“pro” denotes a cause.