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PET - TOO, ENOUGH
You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
TOO and ENOUGH are used to describe the quantity, quality or size of something.
TOO means there is a problem with the quantity or quality.
This soup is TOO HOT to eat.
This means the temperature is very high and cannot be eaten.
ENOUGH means that the quantity or quality is acceptable.
This apple is ripe ENOUGH to eat.
This means it can be eaten.
ENOUGH can also be used with nouns.
I don't have ENOUGH money.
In this case it works as a normal adjective.
NOT ENOUGH means the quantity or quality is not acceptable.
This apple is NOT ripe ENOUGH to eat.
This means the apple is not ready to be eaten.
TOO MUCH means more than is acceptable for non countable nouns.
TOO MANY means more than is acceptable for countable nouns.
There are TOO MANY people in this boat.
This means the boat will sink because the number of people (countable) is excessive.
This boat will sink because there is TOO MUCH water (not countable) in it.
TOO and ENOUGH are commonly used in transformation exercises.
This car is too slow.
This car is NOT fast ENOUGH.
TOO is sometimes confused with VERY, but they don't mean the same thing.
This problem is VERY difficult, but I can solve it.
This problem is TOO difficult, so I can't solve it.
The speed limit was 100 km/h. He was driving at 200 km/h.
He was driving (1) fast.
He was not driving slow (2) .
This room is too small for us to play music in.
This room isn't big (3) for us to play music in.
He's too young to work abroad.
He isn't old (4) to work abroad.
It isn't warm enough to go for a walk.
It's (5) cold to go for a walk.
We're too young to smoke.
We aren't old (6) to smoke.
It's too cold for swimming.
It isn't warm (7) for swimming.