Hi all! Welcome back! The answer to the last episode is
1. never 2. never 3. ever 4. ever
‘Too’ and ‘enough’ can modify both nouns, adjectives, and adverbs. But there are a few grammar rules you need to remember before you can use them correctly! This post will tell you how to use them.
‘Too’ and ‘enough’ indicate a degree in English sentences. ‘Too’ indicates that there is too much of a quality, or too much or too many of some object. ‘Enough’ means a degree that is sufficient or necessary for satisfaction.
Rules for ‘Enough’
1. adjective/adverb + enough
Place ‘enough‘ directly after the adjective or adverb modified when using ‘enough’ as an adverb to mean to the required degree or extent.
- He’s not patient enough to take care of the children.
- She is strong enough to play basketball.
- The driver drove slowly enough for us to look at all the houses.
- We’re not running quickly enough.
2. enough + noun
Place ‘enough‘ directly before a noun to state that there is as much or as many as required.
- Do you have enough money to pay the bill?
- I have enough time.
Rules for ‘Too’
1. Too + adjective/adverb
‘Too‘ comes before an adjective or an adverb, but it usually suggests that it’s a negative thing. It’s more than what is wanted or needed.
- He’s too angry about that incident.
- He is too old to play football with the kids.
- He’s driving too fast.
- That man is walking too slowly.
2. Too much + uncountable noun
Place ‘too much‘ before uncountable nouns to state that there is an excess amount of an object.
- There is too much water in the sink.
- We have too much time on our hands this weekend.
3. Too many + countable noun
Place ‘too many‘ before countable nouns to state that there is an excess amount of an object.
- I’ve got too many options, I can’t decide!
- There are too many students in this classroom.
1. The computer was _____________, so we bought it.
A. too cheap B. cheap enough C. enough cheap
2. This cloth is __________. I need a smaller size.
A. too big B. too much big C. too many big
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