write for

write someone for something

to send a written request to someone for something. Henry wrote Harry for a firm quote, but Harry never responded. Did you write me for permission?
See also: write

write for something

1. . to write and request something. I wrote for clarification but received none. Julie wrote for another copy of the instruction book.
2. . to produce writing for a particular kind of publication. I write for science magazines. Sam writes for the local newspaper.
See also: write
References in classic literature ?
He told her of what he had been doing, and of his plan to write for a livelihood and of going on with his studies.
As she publishes novels from her home on the West Coast, she continues to write for The Miami Herald.
When he lost his work, he didn't write for a long time.
I began by asking students to frequently write for authentic purposes and to write over extended periods of time.
Findings indicate that students writing first drafts in strategic writing situations may improve their time on task by being given instructions to write for a set amount of time rather that to set a length parameter for writing assignments.
Baraka: I used to write for them all the time, but that was always give or take.
Rather than examining why online writing is so undisciplined, O'Conner and Kellerman seem determined to impose good writing habits on those who write for the web, and, particularly, on email users.
In other words, you must write for the medium you're using.
Maybe it's just something that I had been wanting to write for a long time.
For those of us who write for a living, problems like the following are as common as the common cold, and just as annoying.