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Translation of "to" - English-Spanish dictionary

to

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A1 used with a verb to make the infinitive se usa delante de un verbo para formar el infinitivo I want to learn Spanish.
A2 used to give the reason for doing something para I’m just going out to get some milk.
preposition   strong /tuː/ weak /, /
A1 in the direction of something a, hasta, hacia I ran to the door.
A2 used to show who gets something a Could you give these keys to Pete?
from… to…
A2 used to give information about periods of time and distances de… a… 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 menos It’s five to three.
B1 used to say who is treated in a particular way or who or what is affected by something con She was very kind to us.
(Definition of to from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

to

preposition /, tu/
towards; in the direction of a, hacia I cycled to the station The book fell to the floor I went to the concert/lecture/play.
as far as a, hasta His story is a lie from beginning to end.
until hasta Did you stay to the end of the concert?
sometimes used to introduce the indirect object of a verb con, a He sent it to us You’re the only person I can talk to.
used in expressing various relations a, para Listen to me! Did you reply to his letter? Where’s the key to this door? He sang to (the accompaniment of) his guitar.
into a particular state or condition en She tore the letter to pieces.
used in expressing comparison or proportion a He’s junior to me Your skill is superior to mine We won the match by 5 goals to 2.
showing the purpose or result of an action etc en; para He came quickly to my assistance To my horror, he took a gun out of his pocket.
// used before an infinitive eg after various verbs and adjectives, or in other constructions para I want to go! He asked me to come He worked hard to (= in order to) earn a lot of money These buildings were designed to (= so as to) resist earthquakes She opened her eyes to find him standing beside her I arrived too late to see him.
used instead of a complete infinitive (hacerlo) He asked her to stay but she didn’t want to.
to and fro /tuːənˈfrou/
backwards and forwards de un lado al otro, yendo y viniendo, en un vaivén They ran to and fro in the street.
(Definition of to from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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