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Too and enough

  1. 1. too and enough
  2. 2. too and enoughBoth too and enough are used to talkabout how much or how little ofsomething there is.
  3. 3. tooWe use too to describe the negativeeffect of having more than necessary. “It’s too cold to work in the garden.” “It’s too late to see the film now. It started twenty minutes ago.
  4. 4. enoughWe use enough to describe theeffects of having / not having the rightamount of something.“John isn’t patient enough to work as ateacher.”“The dress isn’t big enough.”
  5. 5. enoughEnough can be used before a nounto mean “all that is necessary”.“I don’t drink enough water. ”“Do you eat enough vegetables?”“My brother doesn’t do enough exercise.”
  6. 6. too + adjective / adverbWe didn’t play tennis yesterday. Itwas too cold.We couldn’t swim. The water was toocold.I’d like to buy this jacket, but it is tooexpensive.The man’s voice was too soft. Hespoke too softly.
  7. 7. not + adjective / adverb + enough We couldn’t hear the music. It wasn’t loud enough. We couldn’t swim. The water wasn’t hot enough. We need another ladder. This one isn’t long enough. We need two pizzas. This one is not big enough for four people.
  8. 8. too and enoughAfter too and not … enough we canuse the to-infinitive or for + noun /pronoun* He’s too young to go to work.* He’s not old enough for the job.* These jeans are not clean enough to wear to the party.
  9. 9. Join these sentences using too …or not … enough. The parcel was heavy. I didn’t carry it home. Liz isn’t very strong. She can’t lift the bags. The dress was formal. She couldn’t wear it to the party. My daughter doesn’t feel very well. She isn’t going to school. I was tired. I didn’t prepare my lessons. Your bicycle isn’t very safe. I don’t want to ride it. She didn’t run quickly. She lost the race. You are young. You can’t see this film. The students aren’t working hard. They won’t pass the exams. The orange juice wasn’t sweet. I didn’t drink it
  10. 10. Join these sentences using too …or not … enough. The parcel was heavy. I didn’t carry it home. Liz isn’t very strong. She can’t lift the bags. The dress was formal. She couldn’t wear it to the party. My daughter doesn’t feel very well. She isn’t going to school. I was tired. I didn’t prepare my lessons. Your bicycle isn’t very safe. I don’t want to ride it. She didn’t run quickly. She lost the race. You are young. You can’t see this film. The students aren’t working hard. They won’t pass the exams. The orange juice wasn’t sweet. I didn’t drink it

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