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    wowenglish1 is offline Senior Member
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    I would like to know the meaning of "to" in the next sentence.
    He got to his feet and ran outside.

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    Re: to

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I would like to know the meaning of "to" in the next sentence.
    He got to his feet and ran outside.
    Wowenglish1,
    A very good question. To "get to one's feet" is an idiom that means to stand up. It is not possible to define one isolated word [like "to"] from this kind of idiom.
    You're a keen observer. Keep up the good work.

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