connect to/with a flight

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Wookie

Senior Member
Korea, Korean
"The group of new recruits arrived Tuesday afternoon in Dallas from New Orleans to connect to a flight to Chicago. "

I looked "connect" up in my dictionary. It gave me some examples with "to connect with ...". I couldn't find any with "to connect to.." as in the example above.

Is that example above correct? Do people sometimes use "to" instead of "with"?
 
  • Lexiphile

    Senior Member
    England English
    I wonder, Wookie, what dictionary you use.

    I would almost always say connect to rather than connect with.

    But come to think of it, connect with seems to have an American ring to it. Is your dictionary AE?
     

    taiwyn

    Senior Member
    Spain-Spanish
    I think it's not correct. When talking about flights, it's used "connect with". I've never heard "connect to".
    Maybe it might be used in a colloquial way, but that sentence is not a colloquial one, so there may be a mistake.
     
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