Definition: 'To'

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  • Length: 2 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: to

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)
Usage Notes:
  • We can say DIFFERENT FROM, TO or THAN
  • We talk of the DIFFERENCE BETWEEN things
  • We use FROM after the verb DIFFER
Spelling Notes:
  • Spelling Problem- To and Too

Related Glossary Definitions:

Antonyms;  Asyndeton;  Autoantonym;  Bottom-Up Language Learning;  Automatic booking;  Automatic promotion;  Bottom half of the table;  Bottom of the table;  Box to box;  Coin toss;  Commentator;  First touch;  Go top;  Hugging the touchline;  Into the net;  Man to man marking;  Moving into space;  One touch football;  Reduced to ten men;  Scraped into;  Stoppage time;  Stoppages;  Stopper;  Straight to the arms of;  Summer tours;  The top flight;  Top four finish;  Top the group;  Top half of the table;  Toss;  Touchline;  Toyota Cup;  Unconvincing victory;  Unstoppable;  Historic Present;  Inductive Antonomasia;  Litotes;  Metonymy;  Onomatopoeia;  Polyptoton;  Rhetorical Question;  Tautology;  Top-Down Language Learning;  Topic Sentences

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