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Usage of “too” immediately after the subject in negative sentences

I was wondering if the usage of "too" directly after the subject could be used in negative sentences as well, or if it has to be replaced by "either". For instance: "I, too, ...
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Does “also” in a simple interrogative sentence affect the subject or the verb?

"Should I also join the team?" Here does "also" affect "I " (the subject) or "join" (the verb)? Does it mean A) Other people are joining the team and you're ...
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Make sure you invite Jill herself(,) <too> [The syntactic function of 'too' and usage of comma]

The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (Pages 438-9) has this: An NP may contain more than one peripheral modifier, with multiple layers of embedding: [8] i Make sure you invite [Jill herself ...
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Can I use the word 'also' like this?

I wrote an essay in which I focused on the differences between travelling by train and travelling by car. I was told I can't use the word 'also' like I did in the following sentence: "A car is ...
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Placing “too” in a sentence

This too shall pass. Would anyone help me to understand why in this common saying the "too" word is placed in the middle of the sentence? Referring to Wikipedia here. This shall pass too. Wouldn'...
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can <too> (meaning also) come before the end of sentence? [closed]

I want to say: This challenge too gets resolved soon. meaning this challenge also gets resolved. is it grammatically correct?
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“either” in a response [closed]

If someone says "I'm not doing it". Which of the following responses are grammatically right. I'm not doing it either. I'm not doing it as well. I too am not doing it. I also am not doing it.
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Doing this also does or causes that type of sentence

I am writing the instructions of a piece of software I am working on and I would like to remind the user that running the specified computer command will also have a secondary effect of installing ...
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Can I end this sentence with “also” or “too”? Which one is right?

Please see the sentences: I scheduled to stay after school with you today, but yesterday I was assigned a detention for today too. I scheduled to stay after school with you today, but yesterday ...
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Difference between: Also, too and as well [duplicate]

I understand that the correct usage of also is with a verb: She was smart, she also studied so much. However, my trouble is with too and as well, I have been reading and I just found that as well ...
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Is it grammatical to finish a sentence with “also”?

In the following text, I wonder if it's grammatical to finish the sentence with also. it does sound weird to me. The sentence sound incomplete somehow and makes the audience wait for more. Here ...
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When can I use “as well” as a synonym for “too” or “also”?

I remember that I can use "as well" as a synonym for "too" (or "also"). Is there any case in which I can't do this? Am I safe using either of them? This is partly related to these questions: You ...
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You are in Jonathan’s circles: “too” or “as well” or “also”?

I just read on Google+ that: You are in Jonathan’s circles too But I always thought that you couldn't use too there. Am I wrong? (because Google can't be wrong, right?)
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The correct usage of “too” and “also”

I always have problems in deciding whether to use "too" or "also". For example, if the previous sentence is: Peter ate the cake. Which of the following should I say?: He ate the pie too. He also ...