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    I would like to know the difference between "to(1)" and "to(2)" in the next sentence.


    I got to(1) my feet and walked to(2) the door.

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    Re: to

    I got to my feet means that I stood up.
    I walked to the door means that I went to the door/ towards the door.

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    Re: to

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I would like to know the difference between "to(1)" and "to(2)" in the next sentence.


    I got to(1) my feet and walked to(2) the door.
    I'd say that in 1. 'to' is part of the phrasal verb "to get to one's feet", meaning to stand up.
    In 2. it is a simple preposition.

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