Common mistake They were used to hunt (for hunting) partridges

Try using 'for' + the -ing form of the verb.
Mistake Examples
  • They are used partridges.
  • When fighting, they are used to attack and defend, and to protect the trunk.
  • It is used to prevent and to treat anemia.
  • Computational technologies are used to accelerate or fully automate the processing.
  • Learn is used to include/exclude the Minimote to/from ST.
  • An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that represent the phonemes (basic significant sounds) of any spoken language it is used to write.
  • I need to get this fixed as soon as possible, since it is used to assist with our trading activities.
  • It is used to probe for and detonate tripwire initiated mines and booby traps at up to 50 meters.
  • The output work W here is the movement of the piston as it is used to turn a crank-arm.
  • For the 2005 remake of King Kong, actor Andy Serkis was used to help designers pinpoint the gorilla's prime location in the shots.
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