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"as well" or "too" #1 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 13:46 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

Hi,

I am a bit confused, and I really dont know, how and when to use them.

for example:

I wanna have a chocolate too.
I wanna have a chocolate as well.

I will go there as well.
I will go there too.

Are both of them true?
Maybe someone can write some example more

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"as well" or "too" #2 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 13:58 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

I want to have a chocolate too
I want to have a chocolate as well
-- are interchangeable.

'Wanna' is not correct.

I will go there too
I will go there as well
-- are interchangeable.
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"as well" or "too" #3 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 14:05 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

Hi Beeesneees, thanks for your quickly answer.

what does it mean then? I can use both of them? and both are correct?
you, as a native speaker, which one would you use in such situation..)?

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"as well" or "too" #4 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 14:30 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

The one I used would depend on what was said previously. Both are fine.

There are almost always alternative ways of saying the same thing in English.
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"as well" or "too" #5 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 14:36 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

Hi,

ok I see what you mean.
May I ask you friendly, to write one or tow example for me? please?
Just something which is on your mind....)

thanks
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"as well" or "too" #6 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 15:29 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

All the examples I can think of off-hand would accept both phrases.
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"as well" or "too" #7 (permalink) Sat Nov 12, 2011 15:46 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

Hi,

thanks.
Then I will go on use them like this.

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"as well" and "too" #8 (permalink) Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:50 am   "as well" and "too"
 

Since "as well" and "too" are interchangeable, use them when you need to get the same meaning across back to back. It would not sound right if you use the same word back to back.

Ex. This is a picture you can use too, or you can sell it too. - this does not sound right.

This is a picture you can use too, or you can sell it as well - this sounds much better.
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"as well" or "too" #9 (permalink) Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:59 am   "as well" or "too"
 

Use of both in close proximity sounds odd to me even if you use the aternative.

It would be much better to say:
This is a picture you can either use or sell.

I don't see much purpose of the 'too' in the first phrase. What would be the primary use of the picture if not to 'use' (view)?
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"as well" or "too" #10 (permalink) Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:40 am   "as well" or "too"
 

Hi again,

as for me, I agree about using "too", because its sounds a bit strange for me. Maybe for native speaker it doesn't matter.

But I agree that the seconde phrase does sound much better.
Therefore I was a bit confused about those words, because it really depends a lot how does it sounds, which actually means for a lot of other english words.

its really nice having such a forum, where people like me can speak about such stuff.

well done..)

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"as well" or "too" #11 (permalink) Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:10 am   "as well" or "too"
 

328pd wrote:
Hi again,

as for me, I agree about using "too", because its sounds a bit strange for me. Maybe for native speaker it doesn't matter.


It matters very much to this native speaker.
If you use your second phrase, remove 'too'.
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"as well" or "too" #12 (permalink) Sat Nov 19, 2011 16:18 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

ok thanks...
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Re: "as well" or "too" #13 (permalink) Sat Dec 10, 2011 15:49 pm   Re: "as well" or "too"
 

Hi all
I agree with describe Joe Joe!
For sound better when this words come back to back!
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"as well" or "too" #14 (permalink) Sat Dec 10, 2011 17:25 pm   "as well" or "too"
 

Please read the messages following JoeJoe's, Black Sharp.

They don't sound good used together.
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