For example, would it be: 我从我的家到教室走路。?

I know how to say simply "from somewhere to somewhere" but I'm not sure where you put the verb if you want to say like "walked from somewhere to someone"

  • 从家走到学校. similarly go from X to Y by bike is 从X骑车到Y
    – user58955
    Mar 2, 2014 at 21:48

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[Subject] + 从/由 (from) + [source] + [verb or phrase for the appropriate mode of travel] + 到 (to) + [destination].

我从家里走到教室 I walked from home to the classroom.

我从家里搭公车到学校 I took a bus from home to school.

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I'm reading the previous answers, I am adding this one for fulfilling your initial interest which is to translate

walked from somewhere to _someone_

The trick in Chinese language consists of transforming someone into a destination, which is needed after some complements (e.g., 在, 到). For doing this you use a place specifier (e.g., 那儿, 这儿) after the pronoun, as in the example


So I would translate your sentence as:

我 从 家里 走到 她那儿。

which can also be written, if you already know the place she is:

我 从 家里 走到 她家。

Of course replacing the place you start, the way you go (e.g., 骑自行车, 走路, 开车) , the place she/he is. Just a final remark, in case you need to translate somewhere, you can use 哪里 as in 他在哪里。Note that this is not an interrogative.



I walked from my house to my class(room).


walked from somewhere to someone : 去哪某人。 "to" translate "找". ha-ha, i'm a Chinese, know Chinese, but English is bad.


“from…to…” in Chinese would be "从。。。到。。。"

“walked from…to…” in Chinese would be "从。。。走(路)到。。。"

So it is 我从我的家走(路)到教室. Remember, Chinese sentence structure is very straightforward, which is mostly S + V + O, even in a question sentence.

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