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  1. angelflores77
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    He listen to music

    I want to know why we say; "He listens to music." and not "He listens music."

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    Re: He listen to music

    Some English verbs require a preposition, and this is one of them.

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    Re: He listen to music

    Agreed.

    Additionally, 'to' expresses movement towards a direction. Consider,

    I am walking to the store. (my legs position me in the direction of the store)
    I am listening to music. (my ears position me in the direction of the music)

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