到 /dào/ means TO, TILL. We associate it with both TIME and SPACE 

到 /dào/ also means TO ARRIVE

VERB

 

EXAMPLES

He has arrived already.
他 已经 到 了。
<Tā yǐjīng dàole.>
Their plane has already arrived to Beijing.
他们 的 飞机 已经 到 北京 了。
Tāmen de fēijī yǐjīng dào Běijīng le.
He just arrived to Hongkong.
他 刚 到 香港 了。
Tā gāng dào Xiānggǎng le.
I will be right there.
我 马上 到 了。
Wǒ mǎshàng dào le.
He arrived.
他 到 了。
<Tā dào le.>
At what time does this bus (train) arrive to Shanghai?
这 辆 车 几 点 到 上海?
Zhè liàng chē jǐdiǎn dào Shànghǎi?
100 metres and (you) are there.
一百 米 就 到 了。
Yībǎi mǐ jiù dào le.
Their plane has already arrived to Beijing.
他们 的 飞机 已经 到 了 北京。
Tāmen de fēijī yǐjīng dào le Běijīng.

 

PREPOSITION

 

EXAMPLES

Today I have a class from 9 till 12 o'clock.
我 今天 从 9 点 到 12 点 上课。
<Wǒ jīntiān cóng 9 diǎn dào 12 diǎn shàngkè.>
The most convenient way how to get from Beijing to Shanghai is to take the train.
从 北京 到 上海 坐 火车 最 方便。
<Cóng Běijīng dào Shànghǎi zuò huǒchē zuì fāngbiàn.>
For now I will talk about it (just) to this point.
先 说 到 这里。
<Xiān shuō dào zhèli.>
How many hours does it take to get from Germany to China by plane?
从 德国 到 中国 要 坐 几 个 小时 的 飞机?
Cóng Déguó dào Zhōngguó yào zuò jǐ ge xiǎoshí de fēijī?
How long does it take from the airport to the market?
从 机场 到 市场 要 多 长 时间?
Cóng jīchǎng dào shìchǎng yào duō cháng shíjiān?
I want to transfer $300 to this account: xxxx.
我 想 转账 300 美元 到 这个 账户:xxxx。
Wǒ xiǎng zhuǎnzhàng 300 měiyuán dào zhège zhànghù: xxxx.
Please take me to this address.
请 送 我 到 这个 地址。
Qǐng sòng wǒ dào zhège dìzhǐ.
Where did they move to?
他们 搬 到 哪里 去 了?
Tāmen bān dào nǎli qù le?