7.9.7 Troppo / troppa / troppe / troppi

Troppo is, from a grammatical point of view, similar to molto, tutto, poco. In relationship to a noun in singular it describes the excess of something (measured in gram, kilo, etc.) and in relationship to a noun in plural it means that there are two many elements of something.

Beside that, troppo can be an adverb. As an adverb it it, obviously, invariable.

  example  
That's too pretty to be true.
  Questo è troppo bello per essere vero.


  example  
I ate too much.
  Ho mangiato troppo.

As well as in the indefinite adjectives / pronouns mentioned above, in some cases, even if used in singular, troppo can describe that there are too many elements of something.

  example  
There are two many people in the street.
  C' è troppa gente nella strada.

  Examples  
Too many people get lost in the chaos of live.
  Troppe persone si perdono nel caos della vita.
  We had too much problems.
  Avevamo troppi problemi.
  He always poured to much sugar in his coffee.
  Metteva sempre troppo zucchero nel suo caffè.
  You have added too much meal.
  Ci hai messo troppa farina.
  He ate too much chocolate.
  Mangiava troppa cioccolata.





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