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    from...to or from...until

    Hello everybody!
    I have a question about the use of "to" or "until" in the following sentence:
    --> Please learn the vocabulary on pages 236-237, from "to link" ___________ "to sleep".
    Would you say "to" or rather "until"? "To" sounds a bit repetitive to me, but I'm not quite sure about the use of "until" in the gap above...

    Thanks a lot for your answers!

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    Re: from...to or from...until

    Only "to" works. "Until" refers to a time.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: from...to or from...until

    Quote Originally Posted by bruxinha View Post
    Hello everybody! In future, there is no need to include a greeting in your posts. Just go straight in with your question.

    I have a question about the use of "to" or "until" in the following sentence:

    --> Please learn the vocabulary on pages 236-237, from "to link" ___________ "to sleep".

    Would you say "to" or rather "until"? "To" sounds a bit repetitive to me, but I'm not quite sure about the use of "until" in the gap above.

    Thanks a lot for your answers! Unnecessary. Thank us after we help you, by clicking on the "Thank" button.
    Please note my amendments above.

    Use "to" in that gap. Use "pages 236 and 237", not "236-237".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: from...to or from...until

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Please note my amendments above.

    Use "to" in that gap. Use "pages 236 and 237", not "236-237".
    Thank you for the amendments!
    What if I had more pages, could I leave the hyphen? Would you write "pages 236-239" or "pages 236 to 239"?

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    Re: from...to or from...until

    The dash is appropriate if you have a range of several pages. I think it's fine to use the dash if the range is only two pages, too.
    Last edited by jutfrank; 10-Feb-2021 at 22:11. Reason: changed 'hyphen' to 'dash'

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