Too vs. Very

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  • Too (adverb)


  • Too (adverb)

    Also; in addition.

  • Too (adverb)

    To an excessive degree; over; more than enough.

  • Too (adverb)

    To a high degree, very.

    “She doesn’t talk too much.”

    “I’m not too sure about this.”

  • Too (adverb)

    Used to contradict a negative assertion.

    “”You’re not old enough yet.””

    “”I am, too!””

  • Very (adjective)

    True, real, actual.

    “The fierce hatred of a very woman.”

    “The very blood and bone of our grammar.”

    “He tried his very best.”

  • Very (adjective)

    The same; identical.

    “He proposed marriage in the same restaurant, at the very table where they first met.”

    “That’s the very tool that I need.”

  • Very (adjective)

    With limiting effect: mere.

  • Very (adverb)

    To a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly.

    “You’re drinking very slowly.”

    “That dress is very you.”

  • Very (adverb)

    True, truly.

  • Too (adverb)

    to a higher degree than is desirable, permissible, or possible; excessively

    “he wore suits that seemed a size too small for him”

    “he was driving too fast”

  • Too (adverb)


    “you’re too kind”

  • Too (adverb)

    in addition; also

    “is he coming too?”

  • Too (adverb)

    moreover (used when adding a further point)

    “she is a grown woman, and a strong one too”

Oxford Dictionary

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