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If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.
Agatha Christie
1890 - 1976, English author

Vocabulary and spelling series

American spelling exercise:
Too * Two * To

"Too - Two - To" are pronounced the same,
but spelled differently according to usage:

"Two" is a number, as "There were two books on the table".
Hint:  Think twice (or twenty) for the number!

"Too" means
"more than enough" as
"I am too pleased."
"also" as
"I am going too."
"very" as "
I wasn't too angry with him."

"To" indicates
"direction" as
"We are going to the library."
"action" as
"We are going to walk."

"two, to, too" practice!

1.

I am going ...... buy them.

2.

How many? I will get ...... books.

3.

Isn't that  ......many?

4.

No, I always get ...... of everything.

5.

My friends weren't ......impressed with them.

6.

Is that where they go...... return the supplies?

7.

Not really.  Usually they are ...... busy.

8.

We work from nine ...... five?

9.

We applied several coats of paint ...... the wall.

10.

.....has many properties in mathematics

11.

Isn't that ......many?

12.

...... is a prime number.

13.

He live ...... far from work so he moved closer.

14.

He grew up ...... six feet?

15.

She was standing ...... near the entrance for comfort. busy.

16.

So, are you happy ...... have them?



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