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    Does "to" in this context mean "because of"?

    I was actually up in my apartment, which was on the fifth floor of a building. And I was woken up at about 5 o’clock in the morning to the building swaying.

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    Re: Does "to" in this context mean "because of"?

    No. If you wake up "to" something, it simply means that when you woke up, that is what was happening.

    I woke up to the sound of music.
    I woke up to the building swaying.
    I woke up to the sight of a scary man standing in the corner of my room.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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