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  1. 1
    used for meaning ‘very’ when you wish that the situation was different

    The company is only too aware of the risks involved.

    They discovered that, unfortunately, the rumour was only too true.

  2. 2
    used for saying that you are very willing to do something
    only too happy/glad/willing etc to do something:

    I’d be only too happy to show you around the offices.

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