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I would like someone to explain the way the "so much too" construction works in sentences. What prepositions work after this construction? I made up these sentence and would like to know if they work:

  • He was so much too angry to even look at him.
  • I was so much too happy about it that I couldn't avoid announcing it.
  • This story is so much too good to be true.
  • The man was so much too stupid as to leave her along.

Edit: Since we can use "too" to mean 'to a higher degree than is desirable' can we add "so much" to it to intensify it even more and use it as a comparative? I was actually comparing it to "so much (so) that":

  • I was so much happy about it (so) that I couldn't avoid announcing it.
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    I don't think anyone could explain the way the "so much too" construction works, because it's not a valid construction in English. What exactly are you trying to say? – FumbleFingers Jan 22 '18 at 13:40
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    Note that He was so stupid as to lie means that he did lie (because he was very stupid), but He was much too stupid to lie means he didn't lie (because he was very stupid - presumably too stupid to think of lying even though it would have been a clever thing to do in the circumstances). – FumbleFingers Jan 22 '18 at 13:51

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