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I know that till is used as a preposition for time . But if I say, " I want to trim my hair till the shoulders" would that be correct? If not then which preposition would be more appropriate for the given sentence?

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    We don’t use until or till to talk about distance; we use as far as: We had to drive as far as Liverpool for the last hockey match that I played. Not: We had to drive until Liverpool … - dictionary.cambridge.org/it/grammatica/grammatica-britannico/… – user66974 Feb 25 '17 at 8:14
  • The right preposition there would be to. And you could use it in We had to drive to Liverpool ... as well. – Peter Shor Feb 25 '17 at 12:07
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As a conjunction or preposition 'till or until / 'til' are used only to talk about a time point. To talk about distance, as far as, or up to can be used.

Until as a preposition

Until as a preposition means ‘up to (the time that)’:

We played chess until midnight. (up to midnight)

You can trim your hair over/above/up to the shoulders, NOT till the shoulders.

Until as a conjunction

We use until as a subordinating conjunction to connect an action or an event to a point in time:

Let’s wait here till the rain stops. (till + subordinate clause)

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