For or to?


New Member
"Why did Danny buy a newspaper?"
"To/For get the change."

I don't know if it's better TO or FOR, in this last sentence... Can someone help me please? :))
  • Florentia52

    Modwoman in the attic
    English - United States
    "To get the change" or "for the change" would both be grammatically correct. Or just "to get change."

    "For get the change" is not correct.


    Senior Member
    British English
    You can say for to get in the sense of in order to get if you don't mind sounding like someone who lived in the sixteenth century.


    New Member
    Thanks everybody! c: I knew "to" was better, but I had a doubt when I remebered "What for?", that has almost the same mean of "Why?", and so I confused myself :) Thank you!