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    #1

    too much and much too....

    which one is good to say? how and why?

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    #2

    Re: too much and much too....

    They both are correct.

    "too much" means an excess of something, and is usually followed by a noun. This pork has too much salt.

    "much too" means 'a lot too' and is usually followed by an adjective. This pork is much too salty. (not just a little too salty)

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    Re: too much and much too....

    too much is an adjective and much too is an adverb, thanks 2006!

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    #4

    Re: too much and much too....

    That's right.
    Looking at the words individually, we have 'too(adverb) much(adjectiive) salt(noun)' and 'much(adverb) too(adverb) salty(adjective)'.
    Note that in the first sentence "much" is an adjective and in the second sentence "much" is an adverb.

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    Re: too much and much too....

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    That's right.
    Looking at the words individually, we have 'too(adverb) much(adjectiive) salt(noun)' and 'much(adverb) too(adverb) salty(adjective)'.
    Note that in the first sentence "much" is an adjective and in the second sentence "much" is an adverb.
    Ok, I'll keep it in mind, thanks for the breakdown.

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