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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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