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Very, Too and Enough

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Use very before adjectives, adverbs or -ing words. Very is neutral - it is not positive or negative. It makes the word that comes after it stronger.

"Wayne is a very funny man."
"I had a very busy day at work."


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.

"It's too noisy in here. Let's go outside." (too + adjective)
"My soup is too hot to drink."
(too + adjective + to + infinitive)
"This is too difficult for me to understand."
(too + adjective + for someone/something)


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.

"I have enough money to pay."
"There's enough food for everyone to eat."
(enough + noun + for + someone/something + to)

Task 1: Complete the sentences using very, too and enough.
Task 2: Write your own example sentences using the these forms. Use the example sentences above to help you:
too + adjective + to + infinitive
too + adjective + for someone/something
enough + noun + for + someone/something + to

Link:Noun and Adjective Forms

  • 1 - The food at this cafe is ___ good.

  • 2 - You are ___ young to live by yourself. Wait until you are older.

  • 3 - Do you have ___ money?

  • 4 - This pie is ___ tasty. Can I have some more?

  • 5 - You are not speaking clearly ___ . I can't understand you.

  • 6 - There is more than ___ room for everyone to sit down.

  • 7 - She's ___ short to reach the top shelf.

  • 8 - The information in the report is ___ interesting.

  • 9 - There are ___ books for everyone to have one.

  • 10 - The rent is ___ expensive for me to live here.