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I want to know the meaning of the phrase "for they had". While watching movies, I have come across the sentence. It was like " for they had created a world with no chaos........ What does this "for they had" mean ?

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    Please provide more context: the full sentence and what's said before and after it. – Eddie Kal May 10 '18 at 18:04
  • for they had can mean: because they had, but it sounds old-fashioned. – Lambie May 10 '18 at 18:54
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When used as a conjunction, as is likely in your half-remembered example, for means because or since.

I was very interested to see this species of wombat, for I had never seen such an example before.

This means the same thing as

I was very interested to see this species of wombat, since I had never seen such an example before.

or

I was very interested to see this species of wombat, because I had never seen such an example before.

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