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What is the difference between 'too' and 'to'? — Thomas, United States
'To' comes before an infinitive verb,
- I like to swim.
- We plan to eat at 4:00 pm.
or indicates movement or direction towards,
- Walk to the bus stop with me.
- We flew to Paris last year.
- She had her back to [=towards] the teacher.
- They sent an e-mail to all the participants.
or tells the location of an activity:
- He goes to school with us.
- He wore a new outfit to the party.
- We invited them to lunch with us.
'Too' means "also"
- I got three books and a new bag too.
- You like pizza? Me too!
or "more than what is needed or wanted":
- It was too hot outside yesterday.
- She put too much salt in the cookie batter.
- I have too many things to do today.
To learn more ways to use 'to' and 'too' visit http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/too and http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/to where you will find more meanings and many more example sentences.
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