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I came into this sentence while reading a newspaper. Although I think it's a simple mistake overlooked by the writer, I'd like to have a confirmation by a native speaker.

"The prince, who five years ago proposed a retirement age for emperors, said he hoped his father would have time to for what he wants to do, such as research of gobioid fish and music."

Have a good day

  • Either time to do what he wants to do or time for what he wants to do. – deadrat Dec 2 '16 at 3:55
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    It's a typo. Hard to say for sure, but probably the "to" is extraneous. – Hot Licks Dec 2 '16 at 3:56
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to for

Typographical error.

onto, into, hitherto

Acceptable forms. This compound is the English way of expressing motion in a direction.

e.g.

[...] onto the platform
[...] into the bag

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