Enough Grammar Worksheet

Notes on the correct use of enough

When enough modifies an adjective or adverb, it normally comes after the adjective/adverb.

  • She is old enough to know better. (NOT She is enough old to know better.)

When enough modifies an adjective and noun together, it comes before the adjective.
Compare:

  • We haven’t bought enough ripe mangoes. (= We need more ripe mangoes.)
  • We haven’t bought ripe enough mangoes. (= The mangoes that we bought aren’t ripe enough.)

Complete the following sentences using enough.

1. Is it ———————– for you?

a) warm enough b) enough warm

2. The watchman wasn’t running ———————–

a) enough fast b) fast enough

3. We haven’t got a ————————– car.

a) big enough b) enough big

4. We haven’t got ———————– nails. We need more.

a) big enough ) enough big

5. These nails aren’t ————————- We need bigger ones.

a) big enough b) enough big

6. I haven’t got ————————– to buy a car.

a) money enough b) enough money

7. She is ———————– to do what she wants.

a) old enough b) enough old

8. There is ——————

a) enough rice b) rice enough

9. There weren’t ———————

a) enough chairs b) chairs enough

10. We haven’t bought ——————–

a) enough potatoes b) potatoes enough

Answers

1. Is it warm enough for you?

2. The watchman wasn’t running fast enough.

3. We haven’t got a big enough car.

4. We haven’t got enough big nails. We need more.

5. These nails aren’t big enough. We need bigger ones.

6. I haven’t got enough money to buy a car.

7. She is old enough to do what she wants.

8. There is enough rice.

9. There weren’t enough chairs.

10. We haven’t bought enough potatoes.

 

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