We use prepositions to talk about direction:
She ran out of the house.
Walk past the bank and keep going to the end of the street.
We use adverbs and adverb phrases for both location and direction:
I would love to see Paris. I've never been there. (place)
We're going to Paris. We fly there tomorrow. (direction)
The bedroom is upstairs. (place)
He ran upstairs to the bedroom. (direction)
- Adverbials of direction 1
We often have adverbials of direction or location at the end of a clause:
This is the room we have our meals in.
Be careful you don't let the cat out.
There were only a few people around.
- Adverbials of direction 2
- Adverbials of direction 3
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In both British and US English, the standard form is onto.
I have heard into used occasionally, I think, but it's much less common.
The LearnEnglish Team