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  1. E

    To' to' to'!

    Hi, I think I'll have to give a bit of context for this to make sense: In the script of a play, a woman enters the room and wakes her sleeping father, who had fallen asleep on the sofa while reading. He wakes up, disoriented, not realising he had been sleeping. The daughter then asks whether...
  2. H

    to ... to

    hola, la frase de la duda es la siguiente: "tighten port plug and torque to 12,1 to 12,4 Nm" ...y pertenece al manual de una maquina. lo que me complica es el doble "TO" ¿como quedaría eso? mi idea es la sgte.: ajuste la conexión del puerto y la fuerza de torsión ¿de? 12,1 a 12,4 ...
  3. T

    to be to / to go to

    Hola. I was to London last year? o I went to London last year? La traducción sería "Estuve en Londres el año pasado"
  4. D

    to have to / to be to

    ...all :) there is another english subtility that bothers the French I am (that's probably bad english! :o ): what is the difference between "to have to" and "to be to"? Can you use "to be to" to express an obligation maybe more indirectly (more politely) than with "to have to"? for...
  5. R

    To turn to/to come to

    Hello, would you mind letting me know if I translated this correctly? Thank you! Mi intento: "Anima a su hijo acudir a Ud. si él/ella tenga alguna pregunta sobre la regla de contacto físico o sobre las medidas de precaución." Original in English: "Encourage your child to come to you if...
  6. Doval

    to come to/to happen to

    How did you come to/happen to [become a member of the club/be there at that time/know what he was going to say]? How would you say "come to"/"happen to" in this context?
  7. A

    to dedicate to / to devote to

    Hi everyone ! I was trying to translate the following sentence : "Je consacre beaucoup de temps à mes enfants" and I found two translations for "consacrer" : dedicate and devote. What's the difference between these two verbs ? Would I say "I devote much time to my children" or "I dedicate much...
  8. Nadyra

    To jump to / to come to

    ...am doing an exercise of vocabulary and collocations. Basically I can't find the meaning of these verbs , for example, in the dictionary I can see to jump to, but only meaning "no dejar escapar". The sentences are the following and I have to say what is the difference in meaning: -She jumped...
  9. Yaroslava

    to head to / to go to

    I hesitate if I can use the verb "to head" instead of "to go". I like it more and I'd like to say it more often, but could you tell me if I'm correct in saying it like this: I'm heading to work today. I often head to the cafe for coffee early in the morning. Where are you heading to? I'm going...
  10. Doval

    to come to/to happen to

    How did you come to/happen to [become a member of the club/be there at that time/know what he was going to say]? How would you say "come to"/"happen to" in this context?
  11. Yaroslava

    to go to / to get to

    What's the difference between these two sentences: "I'm going to my work" / "I'm getting to my work"
  12. E

    To be bound to - to go to

    Hi ! I'm curious as to how one expresses destination in Arabic. More in the lines of : - My destination is ... (e.g. Paris) - Is this train going to Cairo ? Is there a particuliar verb used for "going to" when reffering to a train or plane travel?
  13. D

    To be to = to be supposed to

    Hi guys, I'm still learning English. My doubt is about to be to. For example: You are supposed to arrive on time. = You are to arrive on time. But You are to walk the dog. = You have to walk the dog. What is the difference between them? How can I differentiate one and the other? I'm...
  14. S

    to plan to/to be going to

    Could you please tell me the difference between the sentences I wrote below? I am planning to go to England. I am going to go to England. Thank you
  15. Xander2024

    to walk/to see to /to accompany

    Hello everyone, can someone please tell me if there's any difference between the following sentences: I accompanied her to the bus-stop. I saw her to the bus-stop. I walked her to the bus-stop. Or is one of them incorrect? Thank you in advance.
  16. RomanPinsEveryone

    to talk to / talking to

    When someone's girlfriend finds their boyfriend talking to another girl. I don't like you talking to another girl. I don't like you to talk to another girl. Which one is right?
  17. S

    Adjust to/To adjust to

    Hello everyone! Could you please help me deciding between these two sentences? Also, if there's anything to be said about their grammatical composition I would widely appreciate if you did. -Let your words adjust to your heart and never the other way around -Let your words to adjust to your...
  18. Julianus

    to whom to listen to

    Hello 1a. He asked me whom to listen to. b. He asked me whom he should listen to. c. He asked me to whom to listen. d. He asked me to whom he should listen. 2 c. He asked me to...
  19. germanictamoon

    Over to/up to/to

    Hi all, Sometimes we use only 'to' to express the idea of approaching something or somebody and sometimes use 'over to' or 'up to'. Does the meaning of sentence change when we use 'over' or 'up' before 'to'? For instance, Sentence: (A doctor is saying to a patient, because patient delayed in...
  20. M

    to conform to/ to agree

    Hi there! Is it the same to conform to that to agree? I know that to conform has different meanings depending on the context. for example, would it be right the next?: I conform to the writer's afirmation. Lo que quiero decir es que estoy de acuerdo con lo que el escritos dice. Estaría bien...
  21. B

    To visit to/ to visit

    Hola No entiendo si el verbo TO VISIT debe de ir acompañado siempre por la preposición TO. En qué casos se emplea TO VISIT TO y en cuales TO VISIT?. Siempre me equivoco en esto. Gracias
  22. SuprunP

    to have to attend to

    I'm tired of the role of overseer and going back and forth without a minute's rest, to have to attend to the most insignificant details, just because someone forgot this or overlooked that [...]. (Jon Lee Anderson; Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life) What part of the sentence does the part in...
  23. Lanka

    to owe to him to ...

    La frase original: I owe to Peter to help him whenever I can Me debo a Peter para ayudarlo siempre que pueda Pero me suena fatal, y además estoy muy espesa...
  24. E

    Subscribing to / To subscribe to

    Hi. I was studying vocabulary and then I got to the word "subscribe," and I saw an example sentence for this word which went: Subscribing to the monthly fashion magazine costs $40 a year. Then, I hit upon a question: what if I change "Subscribing" to "to subscribe"? Is there any difference...
  25. A

    to lead/to take to

    Hi everybody: I am trying to come up with an interesting title for an essay I am writing. The essay is about a film in which, due to a severe economic crisis, a wealthy woman and a poor woman discover their mutual affection under what seemed to be just a labour relation. I thought this title...
  26. B

    to, for, to, for, to.....

    i cant seem to control these two prepositions and it really riles me, could anyone help me out with this: It's good to me (as in, i reckon it's good), correct? e.g. My english is not good enough to me More examples: Easy for/to me Pleasant for/to me I just wanna know if both options are...
  27. A

    To be to\have to

    Hello people:). "Yesterday I was to do 150 push-ups and now I have to do 175." Can you please tell me what the difference is between have to and was to? And did I write the sentence correctly? Or "I was to do..." isn't correct in this case and I should have written "had to"?
  28. yakor

    to get to/to get

    Hello. -How could we get to (or into?) Pskov/city/country? -How could we get Pskov/town/country? What is the difference between them?
  29. P

    to - Music to vibe to

    ¡Hola! ¿Alguien me podría explicar qué función está cumpliendo el "to" final en la frase expuesta en el titulo, por favor.? "Music to vibe to" ; Música para vibrar/sentir. Disculpen si la pregunta es muy básica, pero no he podido encontrar una respuesta aceptable en Internet, en efecto...
  30. Lucy 234

    explain to ... to

    Hello everyone, I don't know whether the following sentence is grammatically correct? Should I correct it into "How will you explain this to our father, to our pastors and elders?" "How will you explain this to our father? To our pastors and elders?"(written by myself) Thank you!
  31. Gilles DENIS

    To stick to

    Je suggère comme traduction "rester fidèle" : dans la phrase : For them a promise once made is binding. They stick to it through good times and bad. Pour eux une promesse une fois faite vous engage. Ils lui restent fidèle à travers bons et mauvais moments.
  32. S

    to lead to

    Greetings Please, how can I best translate the verb “to lead to (something) in the following sentence? Smoking cigarettes leads to smoking marijuana, and smoking marijuana leads to the use of hard drugs in turn. If possible, could you please translate the whole sentence for me so I can see...
  33. K

    To refer to

    ...one of the four Sons of the god Horus. Another god was Hapi, the god of the Nile. I write in my website: The names Hapi and Hapy are often used to refer to the same god and this leads to confusion. I think that this confusion can be avoided if, in addition to the name Hapi or Hapy, also the...
  34. L

    to refer to

    Hola! Me gustaría saber si esta frase es correcta dentro de un contesto físico, hablando de la materia oscura y de por qué se llama así: "The new state seems to be barely interacting. This motivated the use of the term "Dark Matter" to refer to" No necesitaría un "it" al final? "to refer to...
  35. N

    To be to

    So, I was chatting with a friend, and I said, 'I am to go to the store, soon', and he was like, 'Eh?' So, does anyone else use tgat construction for the future tenee, or am I just weird?
  36. aurelien.demarest

    To have to

    Hi guys, I've searched into the forum but didn't find how to say "have to" in Arabic. In my case I'd like to prepare a conclusion of a story (like a morale). Could you help please? From that story we learned that we have to be careful and we have to be distrustful. من هذه الحكاية تكلمنا لان...
  37. T

    To relate to

    ما هي الترجمة العربية الصحيحة ل relate to كما في هذه الجملة You can relate more easily to someone who's in the same boat as you are. أو The kids need a teacher who can relate to them. و شكرًا جزيلآٓ
  38. I

    to cater to

    Hi everybody I have a doubt with the verb to cater, I know the meaning but I don't underestand the meaning on this context: "He refused to cater to what he called the bullshit of innocence" Thanks in advance.
  39. J

    to bother to

    Hi there. I would like to know: how we say "To only bother to do something" for example? How do you say it in Japanese for example "to only bother to think about his cousin."? Is it だけに思考が割る or 迷惑を掛ける? Thanks for your answers
  40. C

    to shift to

    Bonjour De déclare forfait avec la phrase surlignée. Je comprend les mots mais le sens général reste tres flou. (one person did something) ... , but shifted to a style more fitting for a group player as a member of the XY group contexte: online game. Pouvez vous m'aider? Capitolium
  41. P

    to bend to

    Hello everyone , I am having a hard time translating this sentence : ''he bends to solve problems, getting there may require a detailed plan and thinking smarter, not harder. '' I am kind of stumped but I was thinking of something along these lines : '' il se met en quatre pour résoudre un...
  42. W

    to stick to

    Est-ce que quelqu'un pourrait me dire comment "to stick to something" dans le sens de ne pas en dévier?? Je veux dire à mes étudiants de ne pas sauter entre le present et le passé dans leurs compositions. Pourrait-on dire: "choisissez un temps verbal et tenez-vous-en"...
  43. B

    To finish to

    Hello there, 1/ Is it really wrong to say "I have finished to read my book" instead of "I have finished reading my book" ? 2/ Same thing with avoid : Examples found on google : 10 Canned Foods to Avoid to Reduce BPA Exposure Bisphenol A Finding Happiness: 10 Things to Avoid to Find Happiness...
  44. M

    to objet to

    Hello, I'd like to know the meaning of the verb _to objet to_ thanks.
  45. L

    to attend to

    Hello Please I need someone to help me to translate this sentence, regarding these words ( to attend to) I should probably end this message here, because I have some very important pencil sharpening to attend to. "Je devrais probablement finir ce message ici, car j’ai quelques très important...
  46. perpend

    to allude to

    A) As the title alludes to, this story is about ... B) As the title alludes, this story is about ... I would consider A) correct and acceptable, but someone told me it was incorrect. In fact, I might use B) also. Anyway, thanks for any guidance.
  47. Carolinapol

    to listen TO...?

    hola a todos! ¿es correcto usar dos veces la palabra 'to'? mi ejemplo: she is a very flexible person who is always willing to learn new things and to listen to new ideas gracias por las respuestas!
  48. ayed

    As to/To

    Hello, folks. Hey, clerk!I am not so poor as to mark me as "under the poverty line". If I dropped(so), would the sentence be still correct? My thanks Ayed
  49. T

    to lead to

    Bonjour tout le monde, "La discrimination positive, plutôt qu'aider les secteurs de la société qui en a besoin, peut generer / entrainer / engendrer/ susciter? du ressentiment / du racisme. Qu'est-ce que vous utiliseriez, ou serait il quelque chose de différent? Merci d'avance
  50. P

    to add to

    I am writing an essay on fashion and I need a translation of 'to add to'. The sentence I would like to say is : 'Accesories are another way of adding to an outfit'. Thanks.
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