Translations for TOtu; unstressed tʊ, tə

1

to(preposition)

into a closed or almost closed position

He pulled/pushed the door to.

2

to(preposition)

towards; in the direction of

I cycled to the station; The book fell to the floor; I went to the concert/lecture/play.

3

to(preposition)

as far as

His story is a lie from beginning to end.

4

to(preposition)

used in phrasal verbs and compounds

He came to (= regained consciousness).

5

to(preposition)

until

Did you stay to the end of the concert?

6

to(preposition)

sometimes used to introduce the indirect object of a verb

He sent it to us; You're the only person I can talk to.

7

to(preposition)

used in expressing various relations

Listen to me!; Did you reply to his letter?; Where's the key to this door?; He sang to (the accompaniment of) his guitar.

8

to(preposition)

into a particular state or condition

She tore the letter to pieces.

9

to(preposition)

used in expressing comparison or proportion

He's junior to me; Your skill is superior to mine; We won the match by 5 goals to 2.

10

to(preposition)

showing the purpose or result of an action etc

He came quickly to my assistance; To my horror, he took a gun out of his pocket.

11

to(preposition)

showing the purpose or result of an action etc

He came quickly to my assistance; To my horror, he took a gun out of his pocket.; 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.

12

to(preposition)

used instead of a complete infinitive

He asked her to stay but she didn't want to.

  • تُسْتَعْمَل بدلا من المَصْدَرArabic
  • fazê-loPortuguese (BR)
  • zuGerman
  • (hacerlo)Spanish
  • “to” est utilisé en lieu et place de l'infinitif dans son entier pour ne pas répéter le verbe - Il lui demanda de rester mais elle ne le voulut pasFrench
  • usato in sostituzione di un verbo sottinteso all'infinito)Italian
  • 代不定詞Japanese
  • (to부정사 대신 사용, ~) 하도록Korean
  • (darbības vārda nenoteiksmes partikula)Latvian
  • hetDutch
  • fazê-loPortuguese
  • Romanian
  • используется вместо опущенного инфинитиваRussian
  • detSwedish
  • ใช้แทน infinitiveThai
  • Not: Fiilin mastar hali yerine kullanılır.Turkish
  • 用於代替不定式完成時Chinese (Trad.)
  • 用于代替不定式完成时Chinese (Simp.)

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