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also too as well
Also is usually used in front of a verb. If there is no auxiliary verb, you put also immediately in front of the verb, unless the verb is be.
If the verb is be, you put also after it.
If there is an auxiliary verb, you put also after the auxiliary verb.
If there is more than one auxiliary verb, you put also after the first one.
Also is sometimes put at the beginning of a clause.
Don't put also at the end of a clause.
You usually put too at the end of a clause.
In conversation, too is used after a word or phrase when you are making a brief comment on something that has just been said.
Too is sometimes put after the first noun phrase in a clause.
However, the position of too can make a difference to the meaning of a sentence. 'I am an American too' can mean either 'Like the person just mentioned, I am an American' or 'Besides having the other qualities just mentioned, I am an American'. However, 'I too am an American' can only mean 'Like the person just mentioned, I am an American'.
Don't put too at the beginning of a sentence.
As well always goes at the end of a clause.
You don't usually use 'also', 'too', or 'as well' in negative clauses. Don't say, for example, 'I'm not hungry and she's not hungry too'. You say 'I'm not hungry and she's not hungry either', 'I'm not hungry and neither is she', or 'I'm not hungry and nor is she'.
so very too
So, very, and too can all be used to intensify the meaning of an adjective, an adverb, or a word like much or many.
Very is a simple intensifier, without any other meaning.
So can suggest an emotion in the speaker, such as pleasure, surprise, or disappointment.
So can also refer forward to a result clause introduced by that.
Too suggests an excessive or undesirable amount.
Too can be used with a to-infinitive or with for to say that a particular result does not or cannot happen.
Too can be an adverb or a grading adverb.
You use too as an adverb to show that what has just been said applies to or includes someone or something else.
You use too in front of an adjective or adverb to say that an amount or degree of a quality is more than is needed or wanted.
Don't use 'very' in front of too. Don't say, for example, 'The hat was very too small for her'. Say 'The hat was much too small for her' or 'The hat was far too small for her'.
You can use rather, slightly, or a bit in front of too.
Don't use 'fairly', 'quite', or 'pretty' in front of too.
You don't normally use too with an adjective in front of a noun. Don't say, for example, 'These are too big boots'. You say 'These boots are too big'.
However, too is sometimes used with an adjective in front of a noun in formal or literary English. A or an is put after the adjective. For example, you can say 'This is too complex a problem to be dealt with here'. Don't say 'This is a too complex problem to be dealt with here'.
Some people use too in front of words like kind to say how grateful they are. This is fairly formal.
However, you don't usually use 'too' in front of an adjective or adverb simply to emphasize it. Don't say, for example, 'I am too pleased with my new car'. The word you use is very.
You can use too much with an uncountable noun to say that there is more of something than is needed or wanted.
You can also say that there is too little of something.
You can use too many with a countable noun to say that there are more people or things than are needed or wanted.
You can also say that there are too few people or things.
You can use much too much or far too much with an uncountable noun to say that there is very much more of something than is necessary or desirable.
You can use far too many with a countable noun to say that there is a much larger number of people or things than is necessary or desirable. Don't say that there are 'much too many' of them.
Don't use too much or much too much in front of an adjective which is not followed by a noun. Don't say, for example, 'It's too much hot to play football'. Say 'It's too hot to play football' or 'It's much too hot to play football'.
|Adv.||1.||too - to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; "too big"|
|2.||too - in addition; "he has a Mercedes, too"|
it's too easy → es demasiado fácil
it's too sweet → está demasiado or muy dulce
it's too heavy for me to lift → es demasiado pesado para que yo lo levante
it's too hot to drink → está demasiado caliente para beberlo
it's not too difficult → no es muy difícil
too bad! → ¡mala suerte!, ¡qué le vamos a hacer!, ¡ni modo! (Mex)
it's too early for that → es (muy) temprano para eso
it's too good to be true → no puede ser
I'm not too keen on the idea → la idea no me hace gracia que digamos
too many → demasiados
too many difficulties → demasiadas dificultades
too much → demasiado
too much jam → demasiada mermelada f
he talks too much → habla demasiado
you gave me a dollar too much → me dio un dólar de más
that's too much by half → de eso sobra la mitad
don't make too much of it → no le des mucha importancia
it was all too much for her [emotion] → era demasiado para ella, era más de lo que pudo soportar; [work] → estaba agobiada por tanto trabajo
it's too much for me to cope with → yo no puedo con tanto
his rudeness is too much → su descortesía es intolerable
it's too much! (= fantastic) → ¡qué demasiado!, ¡esto es demasiado!; (= excessive) → esto pasa de la raya, esto pasa de castaño oscuro
too often → con demasiada frecuencia, muy a menudo
too true! → ¡muy bien dicho!, ¡y cómo!
It's too sweet → C'est trop sucré.
The water's too hot → L'eau est trop chaude.
We arrived too late → Nous sommes arrivés trop tard.
At Christmas we always eat too much → À Noël nous mangeons toujours trop.
Fifty euros? That's too much → Cinquante euros? C'est trop.
too much to do → trop à faire
We have too much to do today → Nous avons trop à faire aujourd'hui.
too much noise → trop de bruit
I couldn't count them, there were too many → Je ne pouvais pas les compter, il y en avait trop.
too many hamburgers → trop de hamburgers
She remembered it all too well → Elle ne s'en souvenait que trop bien.
all too easily → bien trop facilement
it's too sweet → è troppo dolce
it's too sweet for me to drink → non lo bevo, è troppo dolce per me
it's too heavy for me → è troppo pesante per me
it's too heavy for me to lift → non riesco a sollevarlo, è troppo pesante per me
it's too good to be true → è troppo bello per essere vero
I'm not too sure about that → non ne sono troppo sicuro
too much → troppo/a
too many → troppi/e
too bad! (unsympathetic) → tanto peggio! (expressing regret) → che peccato!
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- I'm too hot
- It's a little too hot (US)
It's a bit too hot (UK)
- The seat is too high
- It's too expensive for me
- This is too heavy
- It's too big
- It's too small
- The room is too cold
- The food is too spicy
- There's too much ... in it
- You were driving too fast
- He was driving too fast
- It's too loud
- It's too smoky here
- It's too late