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adverbs, too and enough

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Transcript of adverbs, too and enough

adverbs too and anough
Too is used before adjectives and adverbs. Too is negative; we use it too mean there is more or less than we need/want. Too can be used with infinitive + to after the adjective/adverb.Use for + someone/something to explain who/what we mean
Use enough before a noun but after an adjective or adverb. We can use for someone/something and an infinitive with enough and to. Enough is positive - it means that we have as much as we want
Not...enough means 'less than necessary'. Can be used with adjectives, adverbs and nouns.
• He wasn't old enough to vote. (adjective)
• You're not driving fast enough. (adverb)
• They don't have enough money to buy a new house. (noun)

1. We use too to mean more than sufficient or more/less than necessary.
o It's too late to stop him.
o Jerry was too young to watch the movie.
o There are too many people on this train, there's nowhere to sit.
o You have too much money, give some to me.
o You've eaten too many of those cakes

adverbs, too and enough
form enough
Enough means 'sufficient'.
• Have you got enough money to buy me a drink?
• I haven't got enough money for a holiday.
Enough comes after adjectives:
• We haven't got a big enough house.
• She shouldn't get married yet. She not old enough.
Enough comes after adverbs:
• I didn't work hard enough.
• He isn't working quickly enough.
Enough goes before nouns:
• Have you got enough milk?
• There isn't enough flour to make the cake.

form too
Too means 'more than sufficient' or 'more than is needed or wanted'.
• It's too cold to play tennis.
• She didn't take the job because the salary was too low.
Too comes before adjectives:
• The coffee is too hot.
• He's too young to watch the film.
Too comes before adverbs:
• You are driving too fast.
• She works too hard

not enough
enough negative
3. We use enough in negative sentences to mean less than sufficient or less than necessary.
o You're not working fast enough, you won't finish on time.
o Sorry, I haven't got enough food for everyone.
o Not enough of my friends are coming to the party.

2. We use enough to mean sufficient.
o Your clothes are big enough to fit me.
o You've done enough work. You can stop now.
o Have you got enough money to buy me a drink

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