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too-too British & World English

Used affectedly to convey that one finds something excessively annoying or fatiguing

too British & World English

To a higher degree than is desirable, permissible, or possible; excessively

you can't have your cake and eat it British & World English

You can’t enjoy both of two desirable but mutually exclusive alternatives

me-too British & World English

Relating to the adoption or imitation of another person’s views or policies, often for political advantage

too bad in bad British & World English

Used to indicate that something is regrettable but is now beyond retrieval

too bad British & World English

Used to indicate that something is regrettable but is now beyond retrieval

a —— too far in far British & World English

A —— regarded as being one step or stage beyond what is safe, sensible, or desirable

too much in much British & World English

An intolerable, impossible, or exhausting situation or experience

too much British & World English

An intolerable, impossible, or exhausting situation or experience

too right in right British & World English

Used to express one’s enthusiastic agreement with a statement

too right British & World English

Used to express one’s enthusiastic agreement with a statement

too —— by half British & World English

Used to emphasize something considered bad

only too —— British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or regrettable extent

all too —— British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or unwelcome extent

none too —— British & World English

Far from; not very

go too far in far British & World English

Exceed the limits of what is reasonable or acceptable

go too far British & World English

Exceed the limits of what is reasonable or acceptable

a —— too far British & World English

A —— regarded as being one step or stage beyond what is safe, sensible, or desirable

a bridge too far in bridge1 British & World English

A step or act that is regarded as being too drastic to take

a bridge too far British & World English

A step or act that is regarded as being too drastic to take

too big to fail in fail British & World English

(Of a financial organization or other business) so important to the economy of a country that a government or central bank must take measures to prevent it from ceasing to trade or going bankrupt

too big to fail British & World English

(Of a financial organization or other business) so important to the economy of a country that a government or central bank must take measures to prevent it from ceasing to trade or going bankrupt

too clever by half in clever British & World English

(Of a person) annoyingly proud of their intelligence or skill, and liable to overreach themselves

too clever by half British & World English

(Of a person) annoyingly proud of their intelligence or skill, and liable to overreach themselves

too —— by half in half British & World English

Used to emphasize something considered bad

have one too many British & World English

Become slightly drunk

only too —— in only British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or regrettable extent

all too —— in too British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or unwelcome extent

too cool for school British & World English

Very cool or fashionable

too close for comfort in close1 British & World English

Dangerously or uncomfortably near

too close for comfort British & World English

Dangerously or uncomfortably near

spread oneself too thin in spread British & World English

Be involved in so many different activities that one’s time and energy are not used to good effect

spread oneself too thin British & World English

Be involved in so many different activities that one’s time and energy are not used to good effect

late British & World English

Far on in the day or night

too many cooks spoil the broth in cook British & World English

If too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well

too many cooks spoil the broth British & World English

If too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well

call British & World English

Predict the result of (a future event, especially an election or a vote)


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