return for

return (something) for (something)

1. To give or send something back in reciprocation for something else. I hate when people return compliments for compliments just for the sake of being polite. The boss returned high praise for Janet's work on the project.
2. To give or send something back in exchange for something else. You can bring empty bottles to a number of collection depots and return them for a cash refund. You can return the product for something of an equivalent value within 30 days.
See also: for, return
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return something for something

to give or payback something for something. The clerk returned the correct change for a twenty-dollar bill. I hope that the product returns good value for my money.
See also: for, return
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I have another treasure here which I must not lose, but I can arrange that it will still be here when I return for it, and then Barunda's uncle can come back with me to assist me if assistance is needed.
Von Horn's rash adventure had been suggested by the hope that he might, by bribing some of the natives with Barunda's uncle, make way with the treasure before Muda Saffir arrived to claim it, or, failing that, learn its exact whereabouts that he might return for it with an adequate force later.
tax return for its fiscal year ending May 31, 1992.
* Files a timely original return for a taxable year ending after Oct.
Firms can distribute training materials and a hypothetical client's tax return for the group to analyze and critique.
As a result, safety of principal is generally more important than return for this balance sheet item, leaving the other assets to reflect the general business risk.
In some instances, however, program case managers negotiated early accommodated return for disabled workers.
Example 1: Individual taxpayer, R, files an income tax return for the 2002 tax year on the due date of April 15, 2003.
Income Tax Return for Certain Political Organizations; and Form 8868, Application for Extension of Time to File an Exempt Organization Return.
Return for a Partnership, REMIC, or for Certain Trusts; and 8800, Application for Additional Extension of Time to File U.S.
On November 28, 2000, during the IRS examination of Clause's original tax return, his accountant, acting under a power of attorney, filed an amended federal tax return for 1996 reporting a $121,807 gain, based on the amount Clause had not reinvested in qualified replacement property.
Income Tax Return for an S Corporation) may incorporate Schedule M-3 in the future."
The election should be attached to the consolidated group's tax return for its first taxable year beginning after the effective date.
6662(d)(1), an income tax understatement is substantial if it exceeds the greater of 10% of the tax required to be shown on the return for the tax year, or $5,000.