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    Default Turn Into/Onto

    If I were driving on First Street and then took a right turn at the intersection with Second Street (so 1st street and 2nd are at right angles). I think there are a few different ways of writing about this:

    "I turned right onto 2nd Street."
    "I turned right into 2nd Street."
    "I turned right to 2nd Street."

    Should I use 'onto', 'into', or 'to'?

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    Default Re: Turn Into/Onto

    Your first example would be more natural in AmE. And in your third example, after you turned right you were not yet on 2nd street , but proceeding in that direction toward 2nd street.

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