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  1. englishhobby's Avatar
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    #1

    When I get to there

    Is it correct to say "when I get TO there"? (I have always thought that you only can say "when I get there".)
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: When I get to there

    If you're going to use the word "there", then don't use "to". If the final word is the name of a place, then use "to".

    When I get there, I'll phone you.
    When I get to London, I'll phone you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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