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Comma Before “Too” At The End Of A Sentence

Sometimes too is used with a comma, and sometimes it is not. Both can be correct. Using a comma actually depends on the intention of the writer. The comma adds an emphasis. A comma should also be used before too if there is an abrupt shift in thought. When too is used in the middle of a sentence, it interrupts the flow of the sentence, so it is usually meant to emphasize the point.

For example:

I, too, like reading.

I too like reading.

If too comes at the end of a sentence, a comma is rarely needed:

I like reading too.

There is not a hard-and-fast rule about using a comma before too, because it depends on the writer’s intent. Commas make you pause when reading, so they are used to add emphasis. 

Related: We have a whole section dedicated to punctuation here, so check it out!


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Patrice Riley is the pen name of Dr. Deborah Riley. She is a retired English professor that enjoys grammar, literature, and all things writing.

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