Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "To"

The meaning of "To" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa ماذا تعني to ?
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Example sentences using "To"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com for / to.
A: I would like for you to sit down.
I think this is the best thing to do.
I think this is the best thing for you to do.
For me, this is the best option.
You should take this coat for you.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com “ to “.
A: I have to go.
talk to me.
Go to work.
It's hard to speak English.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com too ~ to ~.
A: Here’s a few.
“I would like to come too.”
“Would you like to come too?”
“We are going to the supermarket”
“Would you like to try some of this food?”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com on // in // for // to.
A: I lay on the bed

I am in the house

I bought it for her birthday

I walked to the store
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com for me / to me.
A: "My friend brought a cake for me":
This emphasises *giving*. The friend gives the cake to the speaker as a present. The cake first belonged to the friend, but now it belongs to the speaker.

"My friend brought the cake to me.":
This emphasises the *location*. The cake starts with the friend, and ends up with the speaker. But the cake probably still belongs to the friend.

You may also notice that the first sentence is "a cake" and the second is "the cake" - that's because in the second case we are more likely to be talking about one particular cake.

Synonyms of "To" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre from ~ until e from ~ to ?
A: They are interchangeable, and they are similar to: から and 迄.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Can I “speak ” to you for a second? e Can I “talk ” to you for a second? ?
A: the first one is just a bit more formal and serious
Q: Qual é a diferença entre ~~~~for me e ~~~~to me ?
A: Hey, I have a website for you to check out! It will help explain the difference between 'for' and 'to', which is what I think you're asking about.

Translations of "To"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Когда использовать to, а когда for?
A: Can you elaborate?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Как в бизнес английском применить глагол to mature? Подскажите яркий пример.
A: 1)You need to start being more mature if you want to get a promotion.
2) He wasn't mature enough to get the job.
3) Stop being so immature!
4)The product will mature with time
5) It is an immature market
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? متى نضع to أمام الفعل
و متى لا نضعها؟
A: Perfect - no need to add "to" - we usually leave it out if the recipient is placed just after the verb. Only if you put the recipient at the end do you need to add "the". I sent Jenny the bag, I sent the bag to Jenny.

Other questions about "To"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar too / to / two.
A: they are all pronounced exactly the same.
Q: Which is correct ?
① To bring in the laundry/ laundries
to take in the laundry/ laundries
A: 1 sounds better
bring is more for going in while take is more for going out
Q: 영어문장에 to 나 for 을 넣을때 언제 to를 써야 할지 for은 언제 써야할지 모르겠고요
또 둘의 차이점을 알려주세요
A: 영어 원어민인 저에게도 설명하기 좀 힘드네요 !

for가 쓰일때 뒤에 명사 오고 to는 쓰일때 동사나 형용사 와요.
예를 들어
명사 - i did it for you (너를 위해). i did it to you는 X
동사 - i did it to pass (합격하기 위해). i did it for pass는 X
형용사 -I did it to be pretty (예쁘기 위해). i did it for pretty는 X!
Q: 英文的 For 和 to 都是給你的意思嗎 我看句子一下用for 一下用 to 我有點錯亂了 看了霧煞煞QAQ
A: For 也有「為」的意思。

"I'll do anything for you." 為了你,我什麼都肯做。(不能用to)

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