View Poll Results: He checked ____ the hotel when he arrived.

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    296 54.21%
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    178 32.60%
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    72 13.19%
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  1. mo8
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    i think this question needs reformulation. we check in 'at' not 'to' the hotel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mo8
    i think this question needs reformulation. we check in 'at' not 'to' the hotel.
    Check in at the hotel.
    ==> phrasal verb + prepositional phrase, functioning as an adverb; Where? At the hotel.

    Check into the hotel.
    ==> phrasal verb + noun, functioning as the object of the verb; What? The hotel.

    All the best, :D


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    Re: Check

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    into


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    Re: Check

    'check in" is used more often here in the US

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    Question Re: Check

    Dear all ;
    so if ya say both "in" & "into" is possible; this poll is'nt the proper one (bcoz of two equal choice!!!)

    kindest regards

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    #17

    Re: Check

    I believe "into" is the better choice, though.

    EX: Let's check in at the desk.
    => At the desk is where we are checking in.

    EX: Lets' check in [/u]to the hotel[/u].
    => *To the hotel is where we are checking in. (ungrammatical)

    EX: Let's check into the hotel.
    => The hotel is where we are checking into.


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    #18

    Re: Check

    Chill out! Whatcha yellin' for?
    Lay back! It's all been done before :)


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    #19

    Re: Check

    I would use "CHECK IN", It's better in this case!

    Check into is more to mean:examine so as to determine accuracy, quality or condition, example: Check the brakes; check out the engine.
    Check into would be synonym of: check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, and used as an hypernym will mean: analyze, study, examine, as an hyponym means: watch, observe, follow or keep an eye on.

    I think the "Check in" is the best in this case because: we can define it saying: check in is the process of announcing our arrival at a hotel, airport, etc. When we are in a hotel we can read the sign called "CHECK IN"

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    #20

    Re: Check

    I`ve just checked in to a hotel.- this sentence seems right to me.
    Am I wrong?

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