Grammar Patterns

V from n or V from n to n; V to n

V from n or V from n to n; V to n

All these verbs have the pattern V to n. The verbs change, graduate, move, pass, switch, and turn also have the pattern V from n to n. The other verbs have all three patterns.
I commute from Crawley every day which takes me two hours.
Mike is a graphic designer and commutes to London every day.
Judge Jefferies was captured in 1688 trying to escape to Hamburg.
Crito had tried to convince Socrates to escape from Athens rather than kill himself with the poison.
Licences to grow peanuts in peanut-hungry America are jealously guarded privileges that pass from father to son.
After Alice Boyd's death in 1897, the castle passed to three spinster sisters.
  • ascend
  • change
  • commute
  • defect
  • divert
  • escape
  • extend
  • graduate
  • immigrate
  • move
  • pass
  • return
  • rise
  • switch
  • transfer
  • turn
  • withdraw
  • change over
  • rise up
  • run away
  • For other combinations with the pattern V from n, see V between pl-n above.

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