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TOO / ENOUGH

Too significa demasiado (ms de lo necesario). Se utiliza delante de adjetivos y


adverbios..

This exercise is too easy.


I arrived too late.

Este ejercicio es demasiado fcil.

Llegu demasiado tarde.

Luego del adjetivo, puede agregarse "to" ms un verbo.


He's too young to drive. Es demasiado joven para conducir.
He's too weak to lift it.

Es demasiado dbil para levantarlo.

Si se usa con sustantivos, significa "demasiado/a/os/as" y va siempre seguido de


many o much, dependiendo del tipo de sustantivo contable o incontable.

There are too many people.

Hay demasiada gente.

There is too much shadow.

Hay demasiada sombra.

Enough equivale al espaol "lo sufucientemente".

Se utiliza siempre despus de los adjetivos o adverbios que modifica.


I arrived early enough.

Llegu lo suficientemente temprano.

Tambin puede ser seguido de "to" ms un verbo.

He isn't old enough to drive. No es lo suficientemente viejo como para manejar.


He isn't strong enough to lift it. No es lo suficientemente fuerte como para
levantarlo.

Si se usa con sustantivos, significa "suficiente/s" y va siempre antes.

There aren't enough chairs. No hay suficientes sillas.


There isn't enough light. No hay suficiente luz.
There aren't enough chairs. No hay suficientes sillas.
There isn't enough light. No hay suficiente luz.

1. Complete with TOO or ENOUGH and the adjective in brackets:


Peter is _______________ to become a police officer. He's only 1.65 cm tall. (short)
b) I'd like to buy a new car and a good house, but I'm just not___________________
do it. (rich)

to

c) My school is ____________ from my house to go on foot. So, I cycle to school every


morning. (far)
d) Kelly is_________________ to drive a car. She's only 14. (young)

e) That skirt you are wearing is _____________________ for you. You need a bigger size.
(tight)

f) David is quite a fast runner, but he isn't_______________________ to beat the Italian


runner, who is considered to be the best. (fast)
g) I'm a good swimmer, but I'm not _____________________
(good)

to enter a championship.

h) The beach was_________________________ yesterday, so we decided to go somewhere


else. (crowded)
i) We wanted to go to Paris last weekend, but the plane tickets
were__________________ , so we stayed at home. (expensive)
j) This T-shirt isn't ___________________ for me. I need a bigger one. (big)
k) We didn't buy the sofa because it wasn't______________________ . (comfortable)
l) The students are _________________________ to study the irregular verbs list by heart.
(lazy)
m) The soup isn't ____________________________ . I'd like it to be hotter. (hot)
n) Don't eat that chicken! It's__________________ . (salty)
o) The music is ______________________ and I can't hear anything you say. (loud)

2. Complete the sentences with ENOUGH and the given noun. Pay attention to
its position in the sentence!
a) Robert doesn't have________________ (money) to pay for his new car. He's in trouble!
b) There is_________________ (room) for both of us in that sofa. It's quite big.
c) He doesn't make ______________ (profit) in his company to buy those expensive
presents.
d) There's _____________ (fruit) in the fridge for the whole week. We don't need to buy
any more.
e) I don't have _______________ (time) to finish my homework.

3. Choose the correct option:


a) David has got (enough money/too much money/money enough) to buy a
new motorbike. He has been saving a lot.
b) We are (busy enough /enough busy/ too busy ) to help you at the moment.
Come back later please!
c) My sister isn't (tall enough/is enough tall/isn't too tall ) to be a model.
Perhaps when she grows up...
d) Don't be silly! You are (too old/enough old/not old enough) for bungee
jumping. For God's sake, grandad! You're 89!
e) Mary wants to travel around the world on her own, but she's still
enough/too young enough young).

( young

f) The exam was ( enough easy/too easy/easy enough )for the students to pass it.

g) There wasn't (room enough/enough room/too room) in the car for all of us, so
we had to take the bus.
h) The restaurant was (too much noisy/enough noisy/too noisy) and the food
wasn't very good. We won't come back there.
i) This activity is (too long/long enough/enough long) and I'm tired!
j) We've had ( too practice/practice enough/enough practice) now. I think I
understand it very well.

TOO/ENOUGH
1.My sister isnt old ________________ to go to the park on her own.
2.Im ____________ curious. Im always asking questions.
3.There are _____________________many people in this party.
4.Her mother is________________ intelligent to be deceived by her behaviour.
5.If you arent happy_______________ , get a divorce!
6.She isnt tall _______________to be a model.
7.Jenny is ________________ happy. She wont see he is an idiot!
8.Are they good _____________________to win the competition?
9.My grandfather is _________________ good to be true.
10.If you use the internet, its easy ____________ to find information about anything you
want to know.
11.There were ____________chairs for everybody.
12.Isnt he _____________________old to be going out with you?
13.There are ________________ many football teams with financial problems.
14.The recent recession in Spain has left ___________ many people out of work.
15.There wasnt______________ water in the jug.
16. There were _______________ many questions to answer so I only did three (too/
enough)
17.The coffee was _______________ to drink so I left it for a minute to cool(hot)
18.The room wasn't_____________ so I turned the heating on
19.I didn't buy the jacket because it was _______________
20.The shoes were___________ so I didn't buy them
21. It's far ____________ to fit inside the bag