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  1. Junior Member
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    #1

    reached

    Please tell me if express myself right.
    We passed several stores before we reached the barber's.
    We passed several shops before we reached to the barber's.

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    #2

    Re: reached

    The second is more likely in BrE, though delete the 'to'. I suspect that barber's is now a little old-fashioned. I'll leave it to somebody who still lives there to tell you the current word.

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    #3

    Re: reached

    The barber's is fine.

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