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Synonyms of "Worms" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Worms give them the energy they need fly south ‘for’ the winter. and Worms give them the energy they need fly south ‘in’ the winter. ?
A: In this case 'for' is like... 'for the duration of'. It gets used in time expressions fairly often. It also has a sense of 'for the purpose of'.

'I'll be gone for a few days, could you feed the cat?'
'We're going home for Christmas'
'It rained for all of November'
'I'll remember this for the rest of my life'

'In' in time expressions just means 'during'. It's less specific than 'on' or 'at' so you would use it for things like months or seasons, or more abstract units of time.

'I start school in September'
'We got married in 2005'
'It will be over in a few minutes'
'I'm going to the store, I'll be back in a little while'

All of these examples are situations where only one of the two would work. Hopefully that helps?

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