to home vs at home : Common Errors in English

About to home vs at home

In some dialects people say “I stayed to home to wait for the mail,” butin standard English the expression is “stayed at home."

at home Meaning(s)

  • (n) a reception held in your own home
  • (r) on the home team's field
  • (r) at, to, or toward the place where you reside

to home in News

  • Barriers to homeownership dividing Britain, youth say -survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Most young Britons say rising barriers to home ownership are dividing the country socially and economically, and one in five has abandoned the dream of ever owning a property, a survey by mortgage provider Halifax said. Over 70 percent of 8,051 survey respondents said the country was being split between those who could and those who couldn't buy a home, which in the long run ...
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

at home in News

  1. Pitcher struck by line drive resting at home

    Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was released from the hospital Sunday, a day after getting struck in the head with a line drive. Cobb, 25, was resting at home after suffering a mild concussion, the team said in a statement to CNN. The incident occurred during the fifth inning of the Rays' home game Saturday afternoon with the Kansas City Royals at Tropicana Field. Video shows Royals first ...
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Local 6 Orlando

  2. When pain begins at home

    When pain begins at home Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:49 am, Monday, June 17, 2013 Albany At 10:28, Jorge Camargo stepped up to the bench in Judge William Carter's court. Camargo was charged with third-degree assault; he'd been arrested after he allegedly slapped his wife. An ...
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Albany Times Union

  3. ‘Home course advantage’ propels Roberts to Middletown men’s golf title

    Michael Roberts was right at home at the Middletown Men’s City Championship.Roberts won the city title in 2011 and placed second in 2010 and 2012.
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Middletown Journal

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