to preposition (INFINITIVE)
A1 used after some adjectives（用於某些形容詞後）
› used after some nouns（用於某些名詞後）
A1 used after question words（用於疑問詞後）
- This meat is difficult to chew.
- On a hot day it's lovely to hear the chink of ice in a glass.
- I'd prefer not to work but I don't have much choice .
- It's impossible to park in the city centre.
- There was a clap of thunder and then it started to pour with rain.
to preposition (SHOWING DIRECTION)
A1 in the direction of朝，向，往，對著
- She goes to her doctor for regular check-ups.
- She gave a cheesy grin to the cameras.
- Take your purchases to the sales desk, and the assistant will wrap them for you.
- When we retire, we're going to move to a warmer climate.
- We're going to the airport by coach.
to preposition (RECEIVING)
- Who should I make out this cheque to ?
- When you've finished your work sheets, clip them together and hand them in to me.
- He's a great comfort to his mother.
- Has the news been communicated to the staff yet?
- If the service was so bad why didn't you complain to the manager?
to preposition (UNTIL)
- Cheap rate for overseas phone calls is from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
- The Spanish Civil War lasted from 1936 to 1939.
- My daughter cried herself to sleep about it for about a week.
- Molly studied music to grade 7, I think it was.
- The whole course was a disaster from start to finish.
to preposition (EXTREME)
to preposition (CONNECTION)
B1 in connection with與…相關
- She has no rightful claim to the title.
- Like so many men, he has problems committing himself to a relationship.
- She is known chiefly for her commitment to nuclear disarmament.
- The public's response to the crisis appeal was generous and compassionate.
- They planned to put up a statue to the president.
to preposition (FUTURE)
- We are to leave tomorrow at dawn.
- You are to go to your room immediately.
- If he is to pass the exam, he must do more work.
- Troops are to take over the role of the fire brigade.
- He said we were not to leave the room.
to preposition (CAUSING)
- To their great surprise, they all passed the exam.
- I learned, to my annoyance, that he had already left.
- To my complete horror, the car turned right over.
- To my despair, I saw that the water was rising.
to preposition (CONSIDERED BY)
› considered by對…而言；在…看來
- Our house must seem luxurious to them.
- Loyalty doesn't mean anything to them.
- It seemed odd to me that they didn't want to come to London.
- Our customs probably seem funny to them.
to preposition (SERVING)
to preposition (AGAINST)
to preposition (BELONGING)
- Is there a cover to this book?
- There is a softer side to her nature.
- I gave her the password to my computer.
to preposition (SHOWING POSITION)
to preposition (IN HONOUR OF)
to preposition (FOR EACH)
› for each每
- How many euros are there to the pound?
- There are three children to each teacher.
to preposition (BETWEEN)
to preposition (AT THE SAME TIME AS)
to preposition (POSITIVE)
to preposition (COMPARED WITH)
B1 UK compared with與…相比
- I live to the north of Warsaw.
- I weigh ten stone to his eight.
- She thinks her house is great, but it's nothing to where I live.