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    Question In or To Abroad?? Or just Abroad???

    I have a POD [Pocket Oxford Dictionary] here & according to this dictionary ABROAD means IN OR TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES

    Since it already contains IN or TO, is it correct to say "I WANNA GO TO ABROAD" or "I WANNA STUDY IN ABROAD"? Some people say that.

    Shouldn't it be just "ABROAD" instead of "IN OR TO ABROAD"?

    Because it already means IN OR TO A FOREIGN LAND.

    Thank in advance

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    Re: In or To Abroad?? Or just Abroad???

    Quote Originally Posted by I'm still learning View Post
    I have a POD [Pocket Oxford Dictionary] here & according to this dictionary ABROAD means IN OR TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES

    Since it already contains IN or TO, is it correct to say "I WANNA GO TO ABROAD" or "I WANNA STUDY IN ABROAD"? Some people say that.

    Shouldn't it be just "ABROAD" instead of "IN OR TO ABROAD"?

    Because it already means IN OR TO A FOREIGN LAND.

    Thank in advance
    Absolutely right. It should just be "abroad".

    I want to go abroad = I want to go to a foreign country.

    I want to study abroad = I want to study in a foreign country.

    He comes from somewhere abroad = He comes from a foreign country.

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    Re: In or To Abroad?? Or just Abroad???

    Quote Originally Posted by I'm still learning View Post
    I have a POD [Pocket Oxford Dictionary] here & according to this dictionary ABROAD means IN OR TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES

    Since it already contains IN or TO, is it correct to say "I WANNA GO TO ABROAD" or "I WANNA STUDY IN ABROAD"? Some people say that.

    Shouldn't it be just "ABROAD" instead of "IN OR TO ABROAD"?

    Because it already means IN OR TO A FOREIGN LAND.

    Thank in advance
    "I want to go/study abroad", as you correctly say, "abroad" doesn't require a preposition.

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    Re: In or To Abroad?? Or just Abroad???

    Thanks to both of you

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