“Questions to” or “Questions for”? [closed]

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“Available jobs to/for them”

First of all, English is not my first language. I have a question, maybe a basic one, about this phrase: The situation highlights the mismatch between some areas of training and available jobs to/for them. Should it be “available jobs to them” or “available jobs for them”? Sorry if the question is really basic. Answer … Read more

“Indispensable for” vs, “indispensable to”

What is the difference between “indispensable to” and “indispensable for”? Likewise, between “it is important to me” and “it is important for me”, which one is correct? Answer In many contexts, it makes no semantic difference whether we use for or to after words like indispensable, important, essential, etc. But sometimes there is a potential … Read more

Which is correct: “it’s not a big deal to me” or “it’s not a big deal for me”?

What is the correct way to say it? It’s not a big deal to me. It’s not a big deal for me. Also, should I use “it’s not” or “it’s no“? Answer Either is acceptable. I would probably choose “for me”, personally, but I would not think it strange to hear someone speak either form. … Read more

What’s the difference between “for” and “to” in “for/to many people”?

Given these two versions of a sentence: For many people, dogs are the best friends. To many people, dogs are the best friends. I have following questions: What is the difference between using for and using to for this sentence? Are both versions grammatical? If not, which one should be used and why? Answer The … Read more