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Expressing “From X to Y” (Time and Space) with から and まで

Expressing “From X to Y” (Time and Space) with から and まで

Xから Yまで

This pattern is applicable to measures of both time and space, in which the first particle から indicates the beginning and the second particle まで indicates the end.

Example(s):

私は今日九時から三時までクラスがあります。
(Watashi wa kyou, kyuuji kara sanji made class ga arimasu.)
“Today, I have class from 9 o’clock ‘til 3 o’clock.”

汽車はカリフォルニアからニューヨークまで行きます。
(Kisha wa California kara New York made ikimasu.)
“The train goes from California to New York.”