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Is “That store sells watches for one dollar each” grammatically correct? Are there better alternatives to this sentence, such as with “at”?

Yes, "for" is completely fine. I wonder where you heard this rule, because I can't think of any cases where it holds. You can buy, sell, distribute, purchase, or do any other commerce-...
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Correct message to notify users about errors in data

Simply showing "Segment error(s)" is your best bet. It's succinct and applies to a single error in that section or to multiple errors.
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Is “That store sells watches for one dollar each” grammatically correct? Are there better alternatives to this sentence, such as with “at”?

For is the way that it would most likely be expressed. How much did you pay for that? How much do you want for that? I got it for a song [very little money]. They sold their house for nearly $700,000....
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How to interpret ambiguous phrases like "John knows the father of Sam and Leon" with no context?

As you surmise, the phrase "the father of Sam and Leon" can mean either "the father of both Sam and Leon" or "Sam's father and Leon"; but in general, we prefer "X's ...
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If there're several figures in a category shown in a chart, can I say "The percentage of something IN the category FOR..."?

In any type of report there must be an introduction. The author tells the reader which activities (sports) are being compared and explains that "other sports" refer to sports other than ...
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care of or care for

The second one is correct because care as a noun is normally followed by of, but as a verb by for. The expectant parents were taught about the care of a newborn baby. The new parents were taught how ...
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