Would someone explain to me the exact meaning of the following sentence:

Tickets are available to the end of the month.

Does it mean the tickets are available from the beginning until the end of the month or that tickets are only available around the end of the month?

  • Where did you find this?
    – AIQ
    Oct 12 '19 at 16:39
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    It's poor grammar. The word should really be until.
    – Lordology
    Oct 12 '19 at 22:07

They probably meant to say "till the end of the month", because if you're speaking fast, it sounds almost the same. Tickets are available from now until the end of the month.


From and to work together in English. From X identifies the start, and to X identifies the end.

We will work from 8am to 5pm.

One meaning of to X is identifying motion destination/where a motion ends. Work is moving starting from 8am and ending when 5pm occurs.

If the from X part is already known or understood, it can be omitted.

We will work to 5pm. (We already are at work or know when we start).

Now if you use at:

Tickets are available at the end of the month.

that will mean that tickets are available when the end of the month happens, not from now to the end of the month.

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