Make Your Editor Cry: Into vs. In To

Make Your Editor Cry: Into vs. In To

“Into” and “in to” are two distinct words and phrases, but they’re often used almost interchangeably, even though they shouldn’t be.

“Into” is a single transitive word.

Examples:

Turning lemons into lemonade.
Putting money into the coffers.

The words “in” and “to” are the adverb followed by the preposition “to” and usually used as a short form of “in order to.” Examples:

I just came in to get my computer before the meeting.

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