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

到 /dào/ also means TO ARRIVE

VERB

 

EXAMPLES

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

 

PREPOSITION

 

EXAMPLES

Please take me to the train station.
请 送 我 到 火车站。
Qǐng sòng wǒ dào huǒchē zhàn.
Please take me to this address.
请 送 我 到 这个 地址。
Qǐng sòng wǒ dào zhège dìzhǐ.
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.>
For now I will talk about it (just) to this point.
先 说 到 这里。
<Xiān shuō dào zhèli.>
Until when do we have to check out?
到 几点 要 退 房?
Dào jǐ diǎn yào tuì fáng?
Where did they move to?
他们 搬 到 哪里 去 了?
Tāmen bān dào nǎli qù le?
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?
Put dirty clothes to the washing machine.
把 脏 衣服 放 到 洗衣机 里。
Bǎ zāng yīfu fàng dào xǐyījī li.