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    #1

    to go to see/see

    Is there a grammatical error in the following sentence?

    - Tracy often leaves the office at 7pm to go see her grandmother.

    I'm wondering if I can omit the 'to' before 'see', as in, 'to go to see her grandmother'.

    Thank you!


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    #2

    Re: to go to see/see

    The 'to' should not be omitted in BrE.

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    #3

    Re: to go to see/see

    Quote Originally Posted by Oceanlike View Post
    Is there a grammatical error in the following sentence?

    - Tracy often leaves the office at 7pm to go see her grandmother.

    I'm wondering if I can omit the 'to' before 'see', as in, 'to go to see her grandmother'.

    Thank you!

    Omitting the second to​ is the natural thing to do in AmE.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: to go to see/see

    In BrE, use either "to go to see" or "to go and see". "go see" is pretty much exclusively AmE usage.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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