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Translation of to in German:

/before voweltʊ; before consonant tə; stressed tuː/ prep.

  • 1 (in the direction of and reaching) zu; (with name of place) nach go to work/to the theatre zur Arbeit/ins Theater gehen to France nach Frankreich
  • 2 (as far as) bis zu from London to Edinburgh von London [bis] nach Edinburgh increase from 10% to 20% von 10% auf 20% steigen
  • 3 (introducing relationship or indirect object) to sb/sth jmdm./einer Sache (Dat.) lend/explain etc. sth to sb jmdm. etw. leihen/erklären usw. speak to sb mit jmdm. sprechen that's all there is to it mehr ist dazu nicht zu sagen what's that to you? was geht das dich an? to me (in my opinion) meiner Meinung nach 14 miles to the gallon 14 Meilen auf eine Gallone
  • 4 (until) bis to the end bis zum Ende to this day bis heute five [minutes] to eight fünf [Minuten] vor acht
  • 5 (with infinitive of a verb) zu (expr. purpose, or after too) um […] zu want to know wissen wollen do sth to annoy sb etw. tun, um jmdn. zu ärgern too hot to drink zu heiß zum Trinken he would have phoned but forgot to er hätte angerufen, aber er vergaß es



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