[Grammar] To/ towards

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An attitude towards death
An attitude to death

I'm always confused about "to" and " towards", what's the difference between these two phrases?
 

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I can think of a sentence in which the first phrase would fit. I can't think of one for the second.

As always, we need at least a complete sentence.
 

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For example, I want to know your attitude towards death.
I want to know your atitude to death.
 

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For example, I want to know your attitude towards death.:tick:
I want to know your attitude to death.:cross:
The first is correct. The second isn't.
 

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There's no grammatical problem with 'attitude to'.
It would be a matter of preference and collocation.
 

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That GS's comment might have been because of the typo 'atitude'.
 

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That GS's comment might have been because of the typo 'atitude'.
I guess I should have made it clear that I was correcting the typo and also marking the sentence it was in as wrong. Only towards death​ works for me in that sentence.
 

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I agree with GS. "To" doesn't work for me either.
 
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