These three words cause some of the most common grammar problems as they are commonly misspelled or used wrong. Their usage can be difficult to understand. Welcome to the easiest way to learn how to use to, too, and two! See the grammar rules below, then test yourself with the quiz at the bottom of the page. You should also master the use of there, they're, and their!
If you want to learn how to tell the difference between to, too, and two, then look at the definitions and examples below. The differences between To vs. Too, To vs. Two, and Two vs. Too can completely change the meaning of a sentence. Or worse, it can make a sentence completely meaningless due to not following english grammar rules. This website aims to provide a simple, clear explanation on how to properly use to, too, and two.
To, Too, Two Rules
Use to as a preposition before a noun or as an infinitive before a verb. To and Too can be tricky!
"Please take me to the dance"
"We don't need to buy that right now."
Use too as a synonym for also or to indicate excessiveness before a verb. Usually, if you can replace too with alsoin the same sentence, and it still makes sense, then you are using it correctly.
"I am going to the mall, too."
"I had too many tacos for lunch."
Use two to spell out the number 2. If you can replace two with 2 in the same sentence, and it still makes sense, then you are using it correctly. This should be the easiest one!
"I have two hands and two feet."
"Can you give me two dollars?"