can you explain to?

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can you explain me about "to"?

asked Oct 21 '11 at 21:15 saman New member

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"To" is a preposition that is used to express direction of movement or actions.

 

I am walking. --> where to? --> I am walking to school. (direction of movement)

 

I am giving the book. --> to whom? --> I am giving the book to John. (direction of action, indicates indirect object, John)

 

Where does this bus go?

This bus goes to Berlin. (movement)

 

To whom are you taking the sweets?

I am taking the sweets to Grandma Samson. (action)

 

The use of 'to' with a verb is a unique construction that marks the root form of the verb, i.e. "to walk", "to sing", "to love", etc. 

link comment answered Oct 25 '11 at 15:43 Kimberly Expert

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