What does refer the word 'to' at the end of the sentence?
- This is the school which I used to go to.
- This is the school which I used to go.
What's the difference between these two sentences, and which one is grammatically correct?
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to at the end of the sentence makes the sentence hang. I guess it would help to dissect the sentence.
Think of the following as the base of the sentence:
This is the school which I used to ....
In the simple past tense,
went to is used.
I went to this school.
In its simple present tense,
went to would be
go to. Append it to the "base" sentence, and you have:
This is the school which I used to ... go to.
Take this sentence for comparison:
This is the school I used to ... attend.
This might not be the most technical explanation, but I hope it helps.