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    I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    1) I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    2) I walked the three kilometers office from home.

    3) I walk the three kilometers office from home.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    1) I walked the three kilometers home from the station.

    2) I walked the three kilometers to my/the office from home.

    3) I walk the three kilometers to my/the office from home.
    Why didn't you use "to" before "home" but used it before "office"?

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    Re: I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Because the word 'home' can function adverbially. The others can't. That's just one of the oddities of the language.
    So the rule is applicable to this "Home" word only. Am I correct?

    I got off the train and walked the three kilometers to another station from there. Is it correct?

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    Re: I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    Yes, but you don't need the" there. You could say:

    I got off the train and walked three kilometers to another station.

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    Re: I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Yes, but you don't need the" there. You could say:

    I got off the train and walked three kilometers to another station.
    Can I say "I get out of the auto rickshaw and walk the (I think "the" should not be used here. Am I correct?) a few meters home" or "I get out of the auto rickshaw and walk a few meters to my office"?

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    Re: I walked the three kilometers home from station.

    ... and that means "... walk the few meters ..."

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