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    #1

    by far too

    Hi,

    *self-made*

    - She was by far too young to get married.
    - She was, by far, too young to get married.
    - She was too young to get married by far.

    I'd like ask if we can use 'by far' with 'too' or not.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: by far too

    Yes, you can, but only #3 is natural to me.

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    #3

    Re: by far too

    I would also accept #2.

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    #4

    Re: by far too

    I would omit 'by' from #1.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: by far too

    not a teacher

    For me, the most natural form would be: "She was too young by far to get married".

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