Bedeutung von “to” — Learner’s Dictionary


preposition us uk strong /tuː/ weak /, /
Extra Examples
I grabbed a sandwich on the way to the station.Tourists are flocking to the beaches.You must have dropped you passport on the way to the airport.The kids ran down the hill to the gate.Could I have a single to London, please?

A1 in the direction of somewhere:

Dimitri is going to Germany next week.
I ran to the door.

A2 used to show who receives something or experiences an action:

Could you give these keys to Pete?
Anna was speaking to her mother on the phone.
I lent my bike to Tom.

B1 almost touching or facing something:

She stood with her back to the window.
from ... to ...

A2 used to give information about periods of time and distances:

The museum is open from Monday to Saturday.
The bus goes from London to Cambridge.

B2 including:

The book deals with everything from childhood to old age.

A1 used to say 'before' the hour when you are saying what time it is:

It's five to three.

B1 used to compare two things:


B1 until a particular time or state:

It's only two weeks to my birthday.
She nursed him back to health.

used to say what someone's opinion is:

Fifty euros is nothing to Paul (= he would not think it was a lot of money).
to sb's disappointment/relief/surprise, etc

used to say that someone feels disappointed/relieved/surprised, etc by something:

To Pierre's disappointment, Monique wasn't at the party.

used to say how many parts make up a whole unit of measurement or money:

There are 100 pence to the British pound.

B1 belonging to or connected with:

Can you give me the keys to the car?

(Definition von “to preposition” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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