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to/too/two

To is a preposition or the marker of aninfinitive. Too is an adverb meaning "excessively" or "also." Two is a number.


Apply heat to the sample. [preposition]

They promised to write a new summary nextweek. [marker of an infinitive]

The pressure was too low. [excessively]

The project director, too, thought it wastoo low. [also]

We can approach the problem twoways.


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