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"too" in British English

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tooadverb

uk   /tuː/ 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 hard (for me) to explain. 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 stand 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!"
(Definition of too from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"too" in American English

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tooadverb [not gradable]

us   /tu/
more than is needed or wanted; more than is suitable or enough: The sofa is too big for this room. The apartment was nice but it was just too expensive. This dress is too large for me – I’ll need a smaller size.
very, or completely: I’m not too sure I want to go out tonight.
(esp. at the end of a sentence) in addition; also: Bring your tennis racket, and your bathing suit, too.
(Definition of too from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “too”
in Korean -도…
in Arabic أيْضًا…
in Malaysian terlalu, juga…
in French trop, aussi…
in Russian тоже…
in Chinese (Traditional) 更多, 太, 過於…
in Italian anche, pure…
in Turkish de, dahi…
in Polish też, także…
in Spanish también, demasiado…
in Vietnamese rất, cũng…
in Portuguese também…
in Thai มากเกินไป, อีกด้วย…
in German (all-)zu, auch…
in Catalan també…
in Japanese ~も(また)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 更多, 太, 过于…
in Indonesian terlalu, juga…
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“too” in American English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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