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I have two questions.

Question 1

I understand #1, #2, #3 and #5 is correct but #2 is incorrect.

Is my understanding correct?

#1.He left for San Francisco.

#2.He left to San Francisco.

#3.He started (off) to San Francisco.

#4.He set off to San Francisco.

#5.The dog started (off) to its nest.

Question 2

I know #6, #7 and #8 is correct.

Are #9 and #10 correct?

#6.He left New York for San Francisco.

#7.He started (off) from New York for San Francisco.

#8.He set off from New York for San Francisco.

#9.He started (off) from New York to San Francisco.

#10.He set off from New York to San Francisco.
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AnonymousI have two questions.



Question 1

I understand #1, #2, #3 and #5 is correct but #2 is incorrect.

Is my understanding correct?



#1.He left for San Francisco. correct

#2.He left to San Francisco. incorrect



#3.He started (off) to San Francisco. incorrect

#4.He set off to San Francisco. correct



#5.The dog started (off) to its nest. The dog went to its bed. The dog got off its bed. The dog started to get off its bed. The dog started to go to its bed.



Question 2

I know #6, #7 and #8 is correct.

Are #9 and #10 correct?



#6.He left New York for San Francisco. correct

#7.He started (off) from New York for San Francisco. correct

#8.He set off from New York for San Francisco. correct



#9.He started (off) from New York to San Francisco. incorrect

#10.He set off from New York to San Francisco. incorrect

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Thank you for answering my questions.

I have a question to your answer.

#5 is written in a textbook of English and I have found the following sentences.

-She swung away from him and started to the car.

-Foam started to the brush!

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Why is #5 incorrect?

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Let me correct the question sentence as follows.

Why are #3 and #5 incorrect?