preposition ''up to''

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ullas84

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turkish
I want to express the idea that I walked until the hospital.

is the right preposition ''up to '' ?

A)I walked up to the hospital.

is the choice of the preposition (up to) correct in that context?
 
  • lingobingo

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    English - England
    Until cannot be used to indicate space – only time.

    I walked until the hospital. :cross:
    I carried on walking until I reached the hospital. :tick:

    I walked up to the hospital :tick:
    = I walked as far as the hospital :tick:
    or: I approached the hospital on foot :tick:
     
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