Which English form is more popular:
"go to the university" or "go at the university" ?

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  • English Experts tip

    You would use the word to in this case because that's where you are going, the word at would be used if you are already there.

  • English Experts tip

    To is a preposition of movement. One travels to a restaurant, but arrives at a restaurant.

go to the university

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  • With this grade, you won't be able to go to the university you want.
  • I want to stay right here at home and go to the university.
  • So I told him, Go to the University of Wyoming, go to laramie.
  • I'm just saying, if you go to the University of Alaska,
  • From there, they will go to the University of Chicago, where the atom was cracked.
  • When I was in high school, I wanted to go to the university.
  • Just take the test first, then decide later whether you'll go to the university or not.
  • I've told people numerous times, on the day that I left the village to go to the university, with all villagers coming to see me off, there was a slight detail missing.

go at the university

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