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    #1

    too much or much too?

    "too much" or "much too"? what is the difference between them?
    give me some examples - please.
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    thank you all. ^^
    Last edited by Yuki07022013; 09-Jul-2013 at 15:41.

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    #2

    Re: too much or much too?

    Please provide a complete sentence for each.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: too much or much too?

    Sorry about that. Here is the sentence: The exam was not difficult, but it was _______ long.
    "too much" or "much too" do we use here?

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    #4

    Re: too much or much too?

    Which one do you think is correct?
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    #5

    Re: too much or much too?

    Quote Originally Posted by Yuki07022013 View Post
    "too much" or "much too"? what is the difference between them?
    give me some examples - please.
    _______
    thank you all. ^^
    In general, the difference is that "too much" is commonly followed by a non-count noun, whereas "much too" is typically followed by an adjective plus an infinitive. With the foregoing as a guide, Can you provide the "examples"?

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    #6

    Re: too much or much too?

    I have too much work to do.
    This book was much too expensive for me to buy.
    _________

    Are those examples correct?
    Last edited by Yuki07022013; 10-Jul-2013 at 08:15.

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    #7

    Re: too much or much too?

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    I have too much work to do.
    This book was much too expensive for me to buy.
    _________

    Is that the right examples?
    Yes, you did a great job!

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    #8

    Re: too much or much too?

    Quote Originally Posted by Yuki07022013 View Post
    I have too much work to do.
    This book was much too expensive for me to buy.
    _________

    Is that the right examples? Are those examples correct?
    Yes.

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