- unstressed, before a consonant
- unstressed, before a vowel
Non-finite auxiliary verb
- To has no meaning. It is used to introduce infinitive verb phrases.
- It's important for you to understand.
- She told them to be quiet.
- You want me to do it, but I don't have to.
- To finish quickly, we must work fast.
- To continue like this would be foolish.
- I don't know how to get there.
- He got the keys to open the door.
- It's too small to see.
- You are all to be here at 7:30 tomorrow morning. Do you understand?
- He arrived only to find that everyone had gone home.
- To shows where something goes, the goal of movement.
- He went to her house.
- The train returned to the Shinjuku station.
- I went to bed but could not rest.
- They went to school together and played in the same soccer team.
- A squad car took him to hospital where he died.
- Many people came to me with suggestions.
- I wonder why you keep going to sea when you know it's dangerous.
- To shows the receivers of an action or object.
- The goods were sold to customers at the downtown store.
- To shows the result of a change or process.
- It switched from red to black.
- They came to the conclusion that I'm better than nothing.
- He fell on the play, but quickly got to his feet.
- He was crushed to death underneath the truck.
- To shows the end or limit of something.
- Methods have been used to overcome these problems to some degree.
- The class is from 1:35 to 3:25.
- It's just another week to the end of classes.
- Right now it's ten minutes to four.
- To shows that one thing is touching another.
- They stood back to back to see who was taller.
- To shows how two things are connected.
- He attached the printer to the computer.
- She was married to a Canadian man.
- She was assistant to the general manager.
- To shows a belonging or relationship.
- We don't owe anything to anyone.
- To whom does it belong?
- It's a benefit to the whole school.
- What's the answer to this problem?
- I can't remember the password to this account?
- To shows a comparison between two things.
- Girls outnumber boys two to one.
- Older cars get fewer kilometers to a liter of gasoline.
- Right now you can get one Canadian dollar to $1.05 US.
- To shows your feeling or opinion about something.
- It feels good to me.
- To their surprise, she got up and left.
- To shows a timing relationship, often with a music.
- He likes to exercise to music.