Translation of "to" - English-Italian dictionary


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

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

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

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)