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Too Many / Too Much / Not Enough BY  Mª LUISA GUZMÁN
<ul><li>“ Too many”  and  “Too much”  are </li></ul><ul><li>phrases that we use to say that there is more of something tha...
<ul><li>We use  “too many”  before  plural   </li></ul><ul><li>countable nouns . </li></ul><ul><li>There are  too many car...
<ul><li>We use  “too much”  before  uncontable </li></ul><ul><li>nouns . </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t put  too much water  on t...
<ul><li>“ Not Enough”  is  the opposite  of  too </li></ul><ul><li>much / too many .  We use this phrase to say that more ...
5)  “Not enough”  is used with  plural   countable nouns , or with  uncountable nouns .  We put  not  with the verb, and  ...
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  1. 1. Too Many / Too Much / Not Enough BY Mª LUISA GUZMÁN
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Too many” and “Too much” are </li></ul><ul><li>phrases that we use to say that there is more of something than is wanted. </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve got too many CDs . (=I don’t have a </li></ul><ul><li>place to put all the CDs that I’ve got.) </li></ul><ul><li>There are too many people in this room. (=the room is small and I think the number of people in it is too high.) </li></ul><ul><li>There is too much traffic in my town. </li></ul><ul><li>(=I think the number of cars, buses and lorries is too high.) </li></ul><ul><li>I can’t come out – I’ve got too much work . (=I’ve got a lot of work – so much that I cannot come out.) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>We use “too many” before plural </li></ul><ul><li>countable nouns . </li></ul><ul><li>There are too many cars on the street. </li></ul><ul><li>There are too many sports programmes on television. </li></ul><ul><li>The exam had too many questions . </li></ul><ul><li>I think we’ve got too many tests . </li></ul><ul><li>I ate too much food . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>We use “too much” before uncontable </li></ul><ul><li>nouns . </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t put too much water on the plants. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t spend too much money in that shop. </li></ul><ul><li>My leg hurts – I did too much exercise yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t a good idea to eat too much fast food . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ Not Enough” is the opposite of too </li></ul><ul><li>much / too many . We use this phrase to say that more is needed. </li></ul><ul><li>We have n’t got enough food (=we need </li></ul><ul><li>more food.) </li></ul><ul><li>There is n’t enough time to answer all the questions. (=more time is needed.) </li></ul><ul><li>There are n’t enough people here to play a football match (=we need more people.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5) “Not enough” is used with plural countable nouns , or with uncountable nouns . We put not with the verb, and enough before the noun.

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