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1

We say go/come/travel (etc.) __ a place or event.

We say go/come/travel (etc.) to a place or event.

  • When are your friends going back to Italy? (not in Italy)
  • Three people were injured and taken to hospital.
  • Welcome to our country! (not Welcome in)

In the same way, we say a trip to / a visit to / on my way to:

  • Did you enjoy your trip to Paris / your visit to the zoo?

Compare to (for movement) and in/at (for position):

  • They are going to France. but They live in France.
  • Can you come to the party? but I'll see you at the party.

 

2

We say "been __ (a place).

 

We say "been to (a place).

  • I've been to Italy four times, but I've never been to Rome.
  • Amanda has never been to a football match in her life.

 

3

We say get __ a place, but we say arrive __... or arrive __... (not arrive to).

We say get to a place, but we say arrive in... or arrive at... (not arrive to).

  • What time did they get to London / to work / to the hotel?

We say arrive in a town, city or country:

  • They arrived in London / in Spain a week ago.

For other places (buildings etc.) or events, we say arrive at:

  • When did they arrive at the hotel / at the airport / at the party?

4

We say g_ home, c___ home, g__ home, arr__ home, on the w__ home. We don't say "t_ home".

 

We say go home, come home, get home, arrive home, on the way home. We don't say "to home".

5

Go into, get into... etc = en__ (a room/abuilding/a car).

 

 

Go into, get into... etc = enter (a room/abuilding/a car). (dans, dedans...)

  • I opened the door, went into the room and sat down.
  • A bird flew into the kitchen through the window.
  • Every week, my salary is paid into my bank account.

With some verbs (especially go/get/put) we often use in (instead of into):

  • She got in the car and drove away. (or She got into...)
  • I read the letter and put it back in the envelope.

The opposite of into is out of:

  • She got out of the car and went into a shop.

We usually say 'get on/off a bus/a train/a plane' (not usuaLLy into/out of):

  • She got on the bus and I never saw her again.

 

6

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

We left our luggage __ the station and went __ find something to eat.

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

We left our luggage at the station and went to find something to eat.

7

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Shall we take a taxi __ the station or shall we walk?

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Shall we take a taxi to the station or shall we walk?

8

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

The Amazon flows __ the Atlantic Ocean.

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

The Amazon flows into the Atlantic Ocean.

9

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

'Do you have your camera with you?' 'No, I left it __ the car.'

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

'Do you have your camera with you?' 'No, I left it in/into the car.'

10

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Have you ever been __China?

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Have you ever been to China?

11

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

I had lost my key, but I managed to climb __the house through a window.

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

I had lost my key, but I managed to climb into the house through a window.

12

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

We got stuck in a traffic jam on our way __the airport.

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

We got stuck in a traffic jam on our way to the airport.

13

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

We had lunch __the airport while we were waiting for our plane.

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

We had lunch at the airport while we were waiting for our plane.

14

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Welcome __ the hotel. We hope you enjoy your stay here.

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Welcome to the hotel. We hope you enjoy your stay here.

15

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

I got a flat tire, so I turned __ a parking lot to change it.

 

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

I got a flat tire, so I turned into a parking lot to change it.

 

16

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Did you enjoy your visit __ the museum?

 

 

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

Did you enjoy your visit to the museum?

17

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

I'm tired. As soon as I get __ home, I'm going __ bed.

 

 

Put in to/at/in/into where necessary.

I'm tired. As soon as I get (_) home, I'm going to bed.

18

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You were waiting for the bus. At last your bus came. The doors opened. What did you do then?
I got ____ the bus.

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You were waiting for the bus. At last your bus came. The doors opened. What did you do then?
I got on the bus.

19

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You drove home in your car. You stopped outside your house and parked the car. What did you
do then? I got ____ the car.

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You drove home in your car. You stopped outside your house and parked the car. What did you
do then? I got out of the car.

20

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You were travelling by train to Manchester. When the train got to Manchester, what did you do? I got ____ the train.

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You were travelling by train to Manchester. When the train got to Manchester, what did you do? I got off the train.

21

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You needed a taxi. After a few minutes a taxi stopped for you. You opened the door. What did
you do then? I got ____ the taxi.

 

 

 

 

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You needed a taxi. After a few minutes a taxi stopped for you. You opened the door. What did
you do then? I got in/into the taxi.

22

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You were travelling by air. At the end of your flight, your plane landed at the airport and stopped. The doors were opened, you took your bag and stood up. What did you do then? I got __ the plane.

 

 

 

 

Use got + into / out of / on / off.

You were travelling by air. At the end of your flight, your plane landed at the airport and stopped. The doors were opened, you took your bag and stood up. What did you do then? I got off the plane.