By Jacqueline Schaalje
Too + Adjective
Too + adjective means too much of something.
I put too much sugar in my coffee > My coffee is too sweet.
The temperature outside is 35C. > It’s too hot.
Adjective + enough means it’s just right.
You can use this for questions:
– Is the soup hot enough?
– Yes, it’s excellent. Thanks.
– Are those shoes big enough?
– No, actually, I think I need a bigger size.
If the soup is NOT hot enough, it means it’s too cold.
So: too and not enough are opposites.
The soup is not hot enough.
The shoes are not big enough.
The room isn’t light enough.
Use the adjective between brackets () and complete with too or enough.
1 What are you saying? The music here is __________. (loud)
2 I’m turning on the air conditioning. It’s ________ in here. (hot)
3 Roy doesn’t know the answer to question 3. It’s __________. (difficult)
4 This weight is heavy. I’m not ____________ to lift it. (strong)
5 Bert likes his chilli spicy. He won’t find this dish ___________. (spicy)
6 It’s five o’clock. It’s __________ now to eat lunch. (late)
7 My coat has hung over the heating for an hour, but still it’s not ___________ to wear. (dry)
8 Let’s not eat here. This place looks ___________ for our budget. (expensive)
9 The noodles are a bit hard. They’re not _________. (cooked)
10 I don’t think Ros and Stuart are going to succeed in their business. They’re simply not ____________. (professional )
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