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

到 /dào/ also means TO ARRIVE

VERB

 

EXAMPLES

I will be right there.
我 马上 到 了。
Wǒ mǎshàng dào le.
It takes ten minutes to get there.
十 分钟 就 到 了。
Shí fēnzhōng jiù dào le.
He has arrived already.
他 已经 到 了。
<Tā yǐjīng dàole.>
100 metres and (you) are there.
一百 米 就 到 了。
Yībǎi mǐ jiù dào le.
He arrived.
他 到 了。
<Tā dào le.>
We arrived.
我们 到 了。
Wǒmen 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?
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.

 

PREPOSITION

 

EXAMPLES

Until when do we have to check out?
到 几点 要 退 房?
Dào jǐ diǎn yào tuì fáng?
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.>
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?
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?
Please take me to the train station.
请 送 我 到 火车站。
Qǐng sòng wǒ dào huǒchē zhàn.
Where did they move to?
他们 搬 到 哪里 去 了?
Tāmen bān dào nǎli qù le?
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.