Enough: grammar exercise

August 29, 2013pdf

The word enough can be used as an adjective and as an adverb. When it is used as an adverb, it modifies an adjective or another adverb. Note that enough goes after the adjective/adverb it modifies. This can cause confusion because when enough is used as an adjective, it goes before the noun it modifies.

Do you know how to use enough correctly? Test your knowledge with this grammar exercise.

1. I didn’t run ………………….. to catch the bus.

a) fast enough

b) enough fast

2. She is ………………….. to know better.

a) old enough

b) enough old

3. We have bought …………………..

a) enough milk

b) milk enough

4. She was ………………… to lock the car.

a) prudent enough

b) enough prudent

5. He was …………………… to trust her.

a) stupid enough

b) enough stupid

6. Is it ………………… for you?

a) enough warm

b) warm enough

7. Have we got …………………… for buying the tickets?

a) enough money

b) money enough

8. Many tablet computers are …………………….. to put in your pocket.

a) small enough

b) enough small

9. We haven’t got …………………….

a) enough chairs

b) chairs enough

10. We haven’t got ……………………. paint.

a) blue enough

b) enough blue

Answers

1. I didn’t run fast enough to catch the bus.

2. She is old enough to know better.

3. We have bought enough milk.

4. She was prudent enough to lock the car.

5. He was stupid enough to trust her.

6. Is it warm enough for you?

7. Have we got enough money for buying the tickets?

8. Many tablet computers are small enough to fit in your pocket.

9. We haven’t got enough chairs.

10. We haven’t got enough blue paint.

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