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    #1

    left for or left to

    "I stayed in Turkey for 2 days and left for Bulgaria."


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    "I stayed in Turkey for 2 days and left to Bulgaria."

    Is it "left for:" or "left to"? I know that "left for" is correct. I heard both.

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    #2

    Re: left for or left to

    "I stayed in Turkey for two days and then left for Bulgaria"
    is the only way that sounds right to me.

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    #3

    Re: left for or left to

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "I stayed in Turkey for 2 days and left for Bulgaria."


    OR

    "I stayed in Turkey for 2 days and left to Bulgaria."

    Is it "left for:" or "left to"? I know that "left for" is correct. I heard both.
    I would say "left for". I can't recall having heard "left to". I might say, "I stayed in Turkey for 2 days and (then) left to go to Bulgaria."
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 10-Jan-2011 at 19:16. Reason: typo correction

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    #4

    Re: left for or left to

    I left office for lunch

    I left to home for lunch

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    #5

    Re: left for or left to

    Quote Originally Posted by sivarajah View Post
    I left the office for lunch

    I left to go home for lunch
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    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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