Sexy Birthday Homonyms: to, too, & two
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We’re finishing off the second week of the Sexy Grammarian’s Birthday with a classic set of easily confused homonyms. My sexy example sentences guarantee you will never use the wrong word again!
The preposition to indicates motion or direction toward a point, as in:
His hand moved down to muscular thighs.
The adverb too means furthermore or in addition, as in:
She indulged the piggy masochist with too many lashes.
The noun two is the written symbol for the cardinal number 2, as in:
Two lips grazed my rosebud.
What is a homonym? Generally speaking, homonyms are any words that sound the same but have different meanings. Read more about homonyms, homophones, and homographs on Wikipedia, and check out this exhaustive homonym list.
Come back next week for more homonyms and Sexy Grammar examples to straighten them out. Subscribe to make sure you never miss another Sexy Grammar lesson. Write to me for private lessons via Skype or in person.