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Offline Takashi

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too much
« on: December 12, 2019, 02:31:31 pm »
I'd appreciate it if you could help me with the following sentences, the latter of which is supposed to be wrong.

"Thank you so much for inviting me. I have enjoyed the party too much."

The answer key says that "too" should be replaced with "very" or "so," and I quite agree.

Could you tell me if the reason is because "too much" sounds a bit ironical here?
I'd like to know what kind of impression native speakers get when you hear sentences like "I have enjoyed the party too much."

Thank you very much.

Takashi

Offline Darryl

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Re: too much
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2019, 11:09:46 am »
Well, the impression I get is that if someone enjoyed the party 'too much', they became drunk and there were unwanted consequences. 'I enjoyed the party too much' could be uttered by someone rubbing their sore head and nursing a hangover.  :(

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Re: too much
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2019, 04:15:02 pm »
Thank you very much indeed, Darry!
The implication is perfectly clear now.
I really appreciate it.

Takashi