be too(redirected from been too)
To be able or permitted to do something. This construction is mainly used for emphasis in short sentences that typically end with "too" or follow "too" with a verb. A: "You aren't allowed to have sweets this early in the day." B: "I am too! Mom said I could, just this once." A: "You guys aren't allowed to be here this late!" B: "We are too allowed! Let us in!"
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be tooand be so
to be something (despite any information to the contrary). (An emphatic form of is, am, are, was, were.) Mother: Billy, you aren't old enough to be up this late. Billy: I am too! I was so! I was there exactly when I said I would be!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.