preserve for

preserve (something) for (someone or something)

To keep something in an intact, unaltered, or protected condition for some future person or need. I want to preserve this specimen for inspection at our labs. He has done everything in his power to preserve this vast estate for his children and his children's children. I want to preserve this dress for my daughter so she can wear it on her wedding day.
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preserve something for someone or something

to save, maintain, or protect something for someone or some thing. Try to preserve some of these memories for your grandchildren. We learned how to preserve leaves for future reference.
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These key parcels not only protect more than 400 acres of scenic land, they will provide another potential entry way into the preserve for residents who want to enjoy our beautiful Sonoran Desert.
Duck hunting is allowed in the preserve for the first week of waterfowl hunting season, and fishing is permitted year round.