Which sentence is correct?

This object has a too low temperature.

This object has too low a temperature.

  • Is there something wrong with my question? (downvoted) – Karlo Feb 1 '16 at 15:27
  • Related question, When may adjectives precede determiners? (E.g. too difficult a task). – user140086 Feb 1 '16 at 15:58
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The second choice is preferred. One could also say "It has an excessively low temperature."

Plainer still is "It is too cold."

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    +1 for correctly pointing out the preferred choice, though it may improve your answer to explain why that's the preferred form. – John Clifford Feb 1 '16 at 15:18
  • @Rob_Ster - Indeed, but obviously, I wanted to know about the construction with too+adj. :) – Karlo Feb 1 '16 at 15:27

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