Prepositions: at - to

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Julie17

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I have heard and read people using 'to' where I would have said 'at'. E.g. 'Open the book to page 1.' Is this standard English?
 

Horsa

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That depends on your definition of 'standard English'. :)

'Open to' is frequently used and is an acceptable alternative to 'open at'.
 
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