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Too and to

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Do you get confused about the use of to and too. Although they look and sound similar, they have different functions. Let’s find out more.


Too is used before adjectives and adverbs to say that something is more than needed or wanted; more than is suitable or enough. It is often used to emphasise negatives meanings.

I'm too old for nightclubs.

The exam was too difficult for me.

My car’s too small to take everyone.

We also use too for also and besides.

She's going away for the weekend too.

He speaks English, Spanish and Italian too.


To is a preposition or used with infinitive verbs.

I’m going to bed.

I want to sell my old books.

Two also has the same pronunciation as to/too, but it is the written numeral two.

He has two children.

Complete each sentence with to, too or two:

  • 1) She's moving ___ London.

  • 2) We'll have ___ wake up early.

  • 3) Do you like fishing ___?

  • 4) There's no need ___ shout.

  • 5) That new restaurant is ___ expensive for me.

  • 6) Open a window if you feel ___ warm.

  • 7) We take the same train ___ work.

  • 8) Can I have ___ coffees, please?

  • 9) There's no room ___ move.

  • 10) I don't think he's ___ good at golf.