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The word “too” is an adverb. It has two main purposes:  

1. It’s similar to the word “also.” 

2. It has a slightly negative meaning as a substitute word for “very.” 


too + adjective + infinitive

Here’s a common pattern found when talking about situation in which there is too much of something. 


  • He had too much to eat. 
  • This bike is too big to fit into my car. 
  • I have too many assignments to complete. 
  • That’s too good to be true. 
  • It’s too cold to go outside. 

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