Consider the following conversations:

A: "I must leave now because I have to be home in 30 minutes."
B: "Even I too."

A: "I am getting bored."
B: "Even I too."

  1. Is the response valid? I want to know the validity of the expression grammatically, not if it can be replaced by a better response.
  2. If the response is valid, what are some other possible scenarios where it can be used?
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    Exactly what are you trying to express? The word even seems a bit cryptic. is the message simply me too? – bib Sep 16 '14 at 11:56
  • Maybe in some places that response would be used. But not here where I live. We would say "Me, too". – GEdgar Sep 16 '14 at 12:27
  • @bib Yes the message is "I/Me, too". It didn't seem right when a friend said that to me. I know "Me, too" would be better but is this expression grammatically correct? – greatmj Sep 16 '14 at 14:05
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    Is OP a native speaker? I've never heard anyone say "Even I too". Most people would simply say "Me too", though I do recognise that some native speakers (particularly, Jewish Americans?) might append an almost meaningless even the way they do with already. – FumbleFingers Sep 16 '14 at 14:10

The I too portion of your sentence makes sense and is grammatical. It means

I too [must leave now].

However, this sounds very stilted, and in shortened form, me too is much more common. Some might argue that this latter expression is ungramatical, but it could easily be expanded to a grammatically sound

That goes for me too.

The even makes little sense. As an adverb (which is this usage), it means

Used to emphasize something surprising or extreme: they wore fur hats, even in summer

or Used in comparisons for emphasis: he knows even less about it than I do

[Oxford Dictionaries Online]

There is nothing in the limited context that you offer for either example which would support the use of even. I could make up a context that would justify it

A: "I must leave now because I have to be home in 30 minutes."

B: "I had planned to stay, but now even I too must go."

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