从 (cónɡ)… 到 (dào)…

Previously, we have learned “从" and "到” combined with “来 and 去” to indicate motion and direction. Actually, "从" and "到" can also be used together, meaning “from one place to another place”

S Place Word Place Word 来/去 Purpose
cónɡ běijīnɡ dào xī’ān lái lǚyóu.
北京 西安 旅游。

She came from Beijing to Xi’an for traveling.

cónɡ xī’ān dào shànɡhǎi chūchāi.
西安 上海 出差。

I went from Xi’an to Shanghai for business.

The structure “从… 到…” can also be used with Time Words (TW).

TW TW S ...
cónɡ xīnɡqīyī dào xīnɡqītiān dōu hěnmánɡ.
星期一 星期天 都 很忙。

He is busy from Monday to Sunday.

cónɡ jīntiān dào mínɡtiān shānɡdiàn bù kāimén.
今天 明天 商店 不开门。

The shop will be closed from today to tomorrow.

cónɡ qùnián dào xiànzài dōubùɡōnɡzuò.
去年 现在 都不工作。

She hasn’t been working from last year till now.

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