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Tom was too kind to tell Sally the truth

It means that Tom’s kindness exceeded some threshold and as a result, his telling Sally the truth was impossible. The collocation too kind as an expression of modesty or gratitude doesn’t work here. ...
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"too quickly" vs "too quickly for me" - what is the difference?

The difference is the words "for me". The first means "too quickly for anybody" and the second "too quickly for me (but other people who are better at the language could ...
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