Translation of "to" - English-Italian dictionary

to

uk // us //

A1 used with a verb to make the infinitive

usato con un verbo per formare l’infinito
I want to learn Spanish. Voglio imparare lo spagnolo.

A2 used to give the reason for doing something

per
I’m just going out to get some milk. Esco un attimo a prendere il latte.
preposition uk strong /tuː/ us strong /tu/ weak /, / weak /, / us strong /tu/ weak /, /

A1 in the direction of something

a, in direzione di
I ran to the door. Sono corso alla porta.

A2 used to show who gets something

a
Could you give these keys to Pete? Puoi dare queste chiavi a Pete?
from… to…

A2 used to give information about periods of time and distances

da… a…
The museum is open from Monday to Saturday. Il museo è aperto dal lunedì al sabato.
The bus goes from London to Cambridge. L’autobus va da Londra a Cambridge.

A1 used to say ‘before’ the hour when you are saying what time it is

a
It’s five to three. Mancano cinque minuti alle tre.

B1 used to say who is treated in a particular way or who or what is affected by something

verso (di)
She was very kind to us. È stata molto gentile con noi.

(Translation of “to” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)