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    #1

    escape from vs escape to

    Hello,

    Can someone please tell me the difference between escape to and escape from?!!

    Here is an example statement that uses escape into

    "Why can't you escape into the world of fitness? That way you'll be putting your energy into something more constructive"

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    Re: escape from vs escape to

    Quote Originally Posted by usersixtythree View Post
    Hello,

    Can someone please tell me the difference between escape to and escape from?!!

    Here is an example statement that uses escape into

    "Why can't you escape into the world of fitness? That way you'll be putting your energy into something more constructive"

    user sixtythree
    You could escape from a situation where you are putting your energy into something that is not constructive, into a situation where you are putting it into something that is constructive.

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    #3

    Re: escape from vs escape to

    Quote Originally Posted by usersixtythree View Post
    Hello,

    Can someone please tell me the difference between escape to and escape from?!!

    Here is an example statement that uses escape into

    "Why can't you escape into the world of fitness? That way you'll be putting your energy into something more constructive"

    user sixtythree
    "Escape to" is moving toward something; "escape from" is moving away from something.

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    Re: escape from vs escape to

    If I want to escape from the chaos of the city, I might escape to the peace of the countryside.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: escape from vs escape to

    In other words, 'to' and 'from' have their usual meanings.

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