Re: "Go surfing to / at"
Originally Posted by sky3120
'Mary went surfing to the beach' implies that was her mode of transport to get to the beach, while 'Mary went surfing at the beach' implies that is the activity she did while at the beach.
They are both activities, but both provide very different meanings. Depending on further context, both sentences could be assumed as correct.
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