What is the difference between two and both?

If you are offered two, you can accept both, or one or none.

If you are offered more than two, you can't take both, because both means 'the two together.'

If you are offered only one, you can't take both!

The word 'both' is often used with 'of'.

e.g. "My friend and I are going to that pop concert on Saturday. Both of us just love ...."
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