Difference Between To and Too, these words are homonyms, that have similar pronunciation but differ in the meanings, spelling, and origin.
We use “to” word in sentences to denote direction. while we use “too” word to indicate something of high degree, also or very. It’s an egregious offense because the two words are quite distinct. Get ready to learn the difference between “to” and “too” in this post.
- I am going to bed.
- Push the door to.
- I walked to the work.
- We stood face to face.
- It’s now ten minutes to six.
- He pressed his face to the glass.
- It fell to the ground.
- It was on the way to the terminal.
- I came to return this book.
- He’s going to Saudi Arabia.
- I had my back to them, so I couldn’t see what they were doing.
- I pushed the door to and shut off the lights.
- He walked over to the window.
- We’re going to town on the train, okay?
- We went to Mexico last year.
1. To express more than what is needed, suitable or enough
- I’m too heavy.
- I can’t reach the window – it’s (a bit) too high.
- It’s too hard (for me) to explain.
2. To denote in addition, also
- I’d like to come too.
- “I love chocolate.” “Me too.”
3. As a replacement to very, or completely
- He prefers plain food – nothing too fancy.
- Thank you, you’re too kind.