Forming sentences with Too and Enough
too + adjective/adverb
too much/many + noun
too much/many + of + pronoun/determiner
adjective/adverb + enough
enough + noun
enough + of + pronoun/determiner
- Too is used to mean more than sufficient or more/less than necessary.
- It’s too late to stop him.
- Jerry was too young to watch the movie.
- There are too many people on this train, there’s nowhere to sit.
- You have too much money, give some to me.
- You’ve eaten too many of those cakes.
- Enough is used to mean sufficient
- Your clothes are big enough to fit me.
- You’ve done enough work. You can stop now.
- Have you got enough money to buy me a drink?
- Enough is used in negative sentences to mean less than sufficient or less than necessary.
- You’re not working fast enough, you won’t finish on time.
- Sorry, I haven’t got enough food for everyone.
- Not enough of my friends are coming to the party.
- Enough can be used without a noun if the meaning is clear.
- There’s a lot of food but not enough for everyone.
- Enough can be replaced with the before a noun.
- I don’t have the money to go on holiday.
- His company doesn’t have the resources to do the job.
- Time or room can be used alone to mean enough time or enough room.
- Is there room in your car for one more person?
- Do we have time for a coffee?