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Old May 05, 2019, 11:40 AM
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Por vs Para

"Los gobiernos deben hacer más por el medio ambiente."

Esta frase es incorrecta, ¿no?
Tiene que ser: “…hacer más para el medio...”, ¿verdad?

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Old May 05, 2019, 12:50 PM
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"Por" is correct. You're doing things in favor of the environment.
"Para" would mean the government is doing a service to the environment (as in someone working for another person).
If you want to use "para", you need a sentence like "para mejorar el medio ambiente", where "para" expresses a purpose.
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Old May 06, 2019, 03:34 AM
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Perfect! Thanks so much!
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