to vs too vs two :

to or too or two

People seldom mix “two” up with the other two; it obviously belongs with words that also begin with TW, like “twice” and “twenty” that involve the number 2. But the other two are confused all the time. Just remember that the only meanings of “too” are “also” (“I want some ice cream too.”) and “in excess” (“Your walkman is playing too loudly.”). Note that extra O. It should remind you that this word has to do with adding more on to something. “To” is the proper spelling for all the other uses.

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  • r  to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    too big
  • r  in addition
    he has a Mercedes, too

  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
  • n  one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
  • s  being one more than one
    he received two messages
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