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    Cool access to?

    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct?

    "The Land Rovers will access the beach in XXX" Or should I add "to" between "access" and "the".

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    Default Re: access to?

    What do you mean to say?
    They will be allowed to access the beach? They will go on the beach?
    Your meaning is not clear, so trying to tell you how to write it is all difficult.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    They will leave the road and start ridiing on the beach.

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    Default Re: access to?

    [AmE - not a teacher]

    "To" makes no sense to me here:
    "The Land Rovers will access to the beach in XXX"

    You could say:
    "The Land Rovers will gain access to the beach in XXX"

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    Default Re: access to?

    Have access to something does not necessarily mean actually going to/on that place.
    I have access to my office on Saturdays and Sundays, but I'm rarely there.

    The Land Rovers will leave the road and drive along the beach at 53th Street. They will return to the roads at 75th Street.

    Do you mean something like that?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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