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1. You can check prices for bicycles on the Internet.

2. You can check prices about bicycles on the Internet.

(What is the meaning of 'for' in Sentence 1? Does 'for' mean 'about'? Are both sentences the same in meaning? Can we substitute 'about' for 'for'?)

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  1. yes, both sentences have the same meaning.

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