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tooadverb

uk   us   /tuː/

too adverb (MORE)

A1 more than is needed or wanted; more than is suitable or enough: I'm too fat. I can't reach the shelf - it's (a bit) too high. There were (far) too many people for such a small room. It's too difficult (for me) to explain.formal It was too expensive a desk for a child's room. It's (all) too much (= more than I can deal with) - I can't bear it.all too used before an adjective or adverb to emphasize a negative meaning: The holidays flew by all too quickly.only too used before an adjective to emphasize a positive meaning: "Would you like to make a donation?" "I'd be only too pleased."
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too adverb (ALSO)

A1 (especially at the end of a sentence) in addition, also: I'd like to come too.informal "I love chocolate." "Me too." used to show surprise: It's a wonderful picture of light shining through trees - and by a child too!
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too adverb (VERY)

A2 very, or completely: He wasn't too pleased/happy when I told him about the mistake. My mother hasn't been too well recently.formal Thank you, you're too kind.
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too adverb (CERTAINLY)

US informal used to emphasize a positive answer to a negative statement: "I'm not going to school today." "You are too!"
Translations of “too”
in Arabic أيْضًا…
in Korean -도…
in Malaysian terlalu, juga…
in French trop, aussi…
in Turkish de, dahi…
in Italian anche, pure…
in Chinese (Traditional) 更多, 太, 過於…
in Russian тоже…
in Polish też, także…
in Vietnamese rất, cũng…
in Spanish demasiado, también…
in Portuguese também…
in Thai มากเกินไป, อีกด้วย…
in German (all-)zu, auch…
in Catalan també…
in Japanese ~も(また)…
in Indonesian terlalu, juga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 更多, 太, 过于…
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