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Which of the following sentences is correct? Should I use "to" or "for"?

Unfortunately, the cost for an attorney is prohibitive to me as a university student.

Unfortunately, the cost for an attorney is prohibitive for me as a university student.

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Both sentences are grammatically correct.

See the following examples from Reverso.context.net:

Malaysia is fully aware of the high costs involved in setting up such infrastructure; it may in fact be prohibitive to many developing countries.

An insurance scheme is operational on each side, though immediate concerns have been raised about the price, which is proving to be prohibitive for individuals on both sides.

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