Answered By: Writing Center Last Updated: May 06, 2015 Views: 1
Before an adjective or another adverb we use very when we mean "to a high degree", and too when we mean "more than enough" or "more than is wanted or needed".
e.g.: The weather was very hot in Majorca. Perfect for swimming.
It is too hot to stay in this room. Let's find somewhere cooler.
In negative sentences in informal spoken English we can use not too to mean "not very".
e.g.: I am not too bothered about who wins.
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