“I am heading to the fire exit.”
The word “to” shows that the pronoun “I” is moving in the direction of the “fire exit.”
a. expressing motion in the direction of a particular location
- He ran to the kitchen.
b. identifying the person or thing affected
- She went to the Church.
c. identifying a particular relationship between one person and another
- Come to me.
In some cases, the word “to” can also be considered as an adverb if it is used to modify a verb. Take the example below:
“My mom came in and pushed the door to.”
In this example, the word “to” is considered as an adverb because it modifies or is referring to the verb “pushed.”
a. so as to be closed or nearly closed
- She pulled the door to behind her.
- The wind blew the window to.
b. into a state of being awake or conscious
- When she came to, she was lying on the floor with her hands and feet tied up.