How to say TO in Dutch tu; unstressed tʊ, tə

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dicht

to(preposition)

into a closed or almost closed position

He pulled/pushed the door to.

naar

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.

tot

to(preposition)

as far as

His story is a lie from beginning to end.

bij, aan

to(preposition)

used in phrasal verbs and compounds

He came to (= regained consciousness).

tot

to(preposition)

until

Did you stay to the end of the concert?

naar, tegen

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.

naar, op, van

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.

in

to(preposition)

into a particular state or condition

She tore the letter to pieces.

dan, tegen

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.

tot

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.

om te

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.

het

to(preposition)

used instead of a complete infinitive

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


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