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Japanese translation of “to”

to

preposition   strong /tuː/ weak /, /
A1 in the direction of something
~へ, ~の方向へ
I ran to the door .
A2 used to show who gets something
~に(あげる・渡す)
Could you give these keys to Pete?
from… to… A2 used to give information about periods of time and distances
(時間や距離など)~から~まで
The museum is open from Monday to Saturday . The bus goes from London to Cambridge.
A1 used to say ‘before’ the hour when you are saying what time it is
(時間の)~分前
It’s five to three.
B1 used to say who is treated in a particular way or who or what is affected by something
~に対し
She was very kind to us.
(Definition of to preposition from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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