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Old April 24, 2020, 02:41 AM
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Por vs Para (Time period)

In the sentences below, can 'por' and 'para' be interchanged?
I've always understood the correct term to be 'por', but I have read 'para' in some texts I've come across.

Mi novio ha ido a Francia por un mes.
Mi novio ha ido a Francia para un mes.

Mi novio irá a Francia por un mes.
Mi novio irá a Francia para un mes.

Yo estudié por seis horas.
Yo estudié para seis horas.

Yo voy a estudiar por seis horas.
Yo voy a estudiar para seis horas.

Elena vino por una quincena.
Elena vino para una quincena.

Elena vendrá por una quincena.
Elena viendrá para una quincena.

Many thanks in advance.
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