adding the word to

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How do I know when to add the word to in a sentence,

we will be going to sleep.

I will be going to home.

asked Jan 08 '13 at 15:16 sury New member

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There's no rule about when "to" is included -- it's just a matter of learning all of the English language's idioms (which are inconsistent). Here are some of the big ones:

 

Using "to":

  • I'm going to sleep.
  • I'm going to school.
  • I'm going to work.
  • I'm going to the store (or the house, or the park, etc.)

 

Not using "to":

  • I'm going home.
  • I'm going outside.
  • I'm going inside.
  • I'm going shopping (or fishing, or dancing, etc.)
link comment answered Jan 08 '13 at 15:48 Actually Holly Expert

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