TOO + ADJECTIVE
(NOT) ENOUGH + ADJECTIVE
(NOT) ENOUGH + NOUN
We use TOO
ADJECTIVES to express that the amount or degree of something is more than desirable, necessary, acceptable or sensible:
ENOUGH is used
ADJECTIVES to express that a quantity is as much as you need to achieve a particular purpose
ENOUGH is used
in front of
a NOUN to express that a quantity is as much as you need in order to achieve a particular purpose.
That skirt is
to be a police officer.
to pass the test.
I don't have
to finish the test.
He doesn't have
to arrive home.
1. Complete with TOO or ENOUGH and the adjective in brackets
a) Peter is
to become a police officer. He's only 1.65 cm tall. (short)
b) I'd like to buy a new car and a good house, but I'm just not
to do it. (rich)
c) My school is
from my house to go on foot. So, I cycle to school every morning. (far)
d) Kelly is
to drive a car. She's only 14. (young)
e) That skirt you are wearing is
for you. You need a bigger size. (tight)
f) David is quite a fast runner, but he isn't
to beat the Italian runner, who is considered to be the best. (fast)
g) I'm a good swimmer, but I'm not
to enter a championship. (good)
h) The beach was
yesterday, so we decided to go somewhere else. (crowded)
i) We wanted to go to Paris last weekend, but the plane tickets were
, so we stayed at home. (expensive)
j) This T-shirt isn't
for me. I need a bigger one. (big)
k) We didn't buy the sofa because it wasn't
l) The students are
to study the irregular verbs list by heart. (lazy)
m) The soup isn't
. I'd like it to be hotter. (hot)
n) Don't eat that chicken! It's
o) The music is
and I can't hear anything you say. (loud)
2. Complete the sentences with ENOUGH and the given noun. Pay attention to its position in the sentence!
a) Robert doesn't have
(money) to pay for his new car. He's in trouble!
b) There is
(room) for both of us in that sofa. It's quite big.
c) He doesn't make
(profit) in his company to buy those expensive presents.
(fruit) in the fridge for the whole week. We don't need to buy any more.
e) I don't have
(time) to finish my homework.
3. Choose the correct option:
a) David has got
too much money
to buy a new motorbike. He has been saving a lot.
b) We are
to help you at the moment. Come back later please!
c) My sister
isn't tall enough
is enough tall
isn't too tall
to be a model. Perhaps when she grows up...
d) Don't be silly! You are
not old enough
for bungee jumping. For God's sake, grandad! You're 89!
e) Mary wants to travel around the world on her own, but she's still
f) The exam was
for the students to pass it.
g) There wasn't
in the car for all of us, so we had to take the bus.
h) The restaurant was
too much noisy
and the food wasn't very good. We won't come back there.
i) This activity is
and I'm tired!
j) We've had
now. I think I understand it very well.
4. Choose the correct sentence for each picture:
a) Robbie's parents
give him too money
give him money enough
give him too much money
b) Luck, that ice-cream is far
big enough for you
too big for you
big enough for you
. You won't be able to finish it.
c) This chair
isn't comfortable enough for me
isn't enough comfortable for me
is too much comfortable
. I'd rather sit on the armchair.
d) There are
too Chrishtmas presents for everyone
enough Christmas presents for everyone
Christmas presents enough for everyone
I HOPE YOU ENJOYED THE ACTIVITY!
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