1、for/from want of 由于缺少……
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
He betrayed his friend for money’s sake.
7、for one’s own safety 为了某人自身的安全
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.
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
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, 50 per cent of the groundwater in cities is polluted.
15、in honor of 为纪念……
The book was written in honor of those who died in the war.
来源 : 沪江英语