newton325
Is there any difference between work towards and work to Social media is a good place for people to work towards/to satisfying their own vanity.
Nov 3, 2017 12:09 PM
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To my mind there is a difference. You can work towards a goal that you want to reach/achieve, but you can’t work to a goal. I have actually found a couple of examples when googling with “work to a goal”, but to my ears that sounds strange. And you can work (in order) to make a living, but if you’re working towards making a living then you’re still not actually making a living. So "Social media is a good place for people to work towards satisfying their own vanity." makes sense to me whereas "Social media is a good place for people to work to satisfy their own vanity." doesn't make sense to me.
November 3, 2017
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Chinese (Cantonese), English
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