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    Could anyone show me the different between "to" and "till"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.ducnt View Post
    Could anyone show me the different between "to" and "till"?
    Can you give some examples of how you want to use them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.ducnt View Post
    Could anyone show me the different between "to" and "till"?
    I work form 8 to 5.
    I work till 5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Can you give some examples of how you want to use them?
    I gonna do it instead.

    I worked hard from 7AM to 3PM.
    I worked hard from 7AM till 3PM.

    I worked to 6PM. incorrect one. the preposition to can't be used without mentioning the time when the action (event) started.
    I will be working to dark. incorrect
    I worked till/until 6PM. ok
    I will be working till dark. ok

    I didn't finish the job till evening.
    but

    I haven't finished the job for two hours.
    I haven't finished the job till two hours. completely wrong.

    Go on till you hear that I've said stop.
    I will be playing tennis tomorrow for at least three hours, actually till I will have been feeling tired. Then I will be going to have a bath.

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