Result (Huddleston and Pullum, 2002, p. 1224):
For motion events, a Goal must have been reached if the event has progressed to completion (was not interrupted). Direction is used instead for toward/towards and for, which mark an intended destination that is not necessarily reached:
A conventional way to express one’s status as a student at some school is with the expression go to (name or kind of school). Construal is used when go to indicates student status, rather than (or in addition to) physical attendance:
Going to a business as a customer, going to an attorney as a client, going to a doctor as a patient, etc. can also convey long-term status, but there is considerable gray area between habitual going and being in a professional relationship, so we simply use Goal:
English regularly allows canonically static locative prepositions to mark goals with motion verbs like put. We use the Goal↝Locus construal to capture both the static and dynamic aspects of meaning:
The wall is the endpoint of the paint, hence Goal is the scene role. (Though the wall can be said to be affected by the action, we prioritize the motion aspect of the scene in choosing Goal rather than Theme.)
Final location (destination), condition, or value. May be abstract.