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

到 /dào/ also means TO ARRIVE

VERB

 

EXAMPLES

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.
It takes ten minutes to get there.
十 分钟 就 到 了。
Shí fēnzhōng jiù dào le.
I will be right there.
我 马上 到 了。
Wǒ mǎshàng dào le.
We arrived.
我们 到 了。
Wǒmen dào le.
100 metres and (you) are there.
一百 米 就 到 了。
Yībǎi mǐ jiù dào le.
He just arrived to Hongkong.
他 刚 到 香港 了。
Tā gāng dào Xiānggǎng le.
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.

 

PREPOSITION

 

EXAMPLES

For now I will talk about it (just) to this point.
先 说 到 这里。
<Xiān shuō dào zhèli.>
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?
At what time does the bus (train) to Beijing depart?
到 北京 的 车 几点 出发?
Dào Běijīng de chē jǐdiǎn chūfā?
Until when do we have to check out?
到 几点 要 退 房?
Dào jǐ diǎn yào tuì fáng?
Put dirty clothes to the washing machine.
把 脏 衣服 放 到 洗衣机 里。
Bǎ zāng yīfu fàng dào xǐyījī li.
Please take me to the train station.
请 送 我 到 火车站。
Qǐng sòng wǒ dào huǒchē zhàn.
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.