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RL

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Hi teachers, can you give me some examples using towards and toward?!

The s in towards is making me confused. When do I use towards and toward?!

Thanks! :D
 

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towards mainly UK
toward mainly US

They are prepositions. :D
 

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Are there any rules for this preposition?!
 

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RL said:
Are there any rules for this preposition?!

Do you mean rules about which to use? There are no rules, because they are interchangeable. There can only be a personal or regional preference. :wink:
 

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MikeNewYork said:
RL said:
Are there any rules for this preposition?!

Do you mean rules about which to use? There are no rules, because they are interchangeable. There can only be a personal or regional preference. :wink:

Yes teacher, that's what I'm trying to ask. :lol: Now I know that it's interchangeable, Thanks MikeNewYork! :)
 

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However,with forwards\forward, there are times when only one is suitable:

I look forward to seeing you.

Here, we wouldn't use 'forwards'.;-)
 

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tdol said:
However,with forwards\forward, there are times when only one is suitable:

I look forward to seeing you.

Here, we wouldn't use 'forwards'.;-)

Ok teacher, I'll keep that in mind. Thanks! :D
 

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tdol said:
However,with forwards\forward, there are times when only one is suitable:

I look forward to seeing you.

Here, we wouldn't use 'forwards'.;-)

It would not be a preposition there. :wink:
 

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I was just trying to be helpful. What do you say it is- adverb or particle? However, it is connecting. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
I was just trying to be helpful. What do you say it is- adverb or particle? However, it is connecting. ;-)

And you were. I just wanted to add a point. If one considers "look forward to" a phrasal verb, one should probably call it a particle. If one considers it normal use, it is an adverb. IMO. :wink:
 
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