Thursday, 12 September 2013

Use Of "TOO" And "Enough"




  • It was too wimpy to carry the semantic burden.





  • Structure = too + adjective + to + infinitive



  • The photo was clear enough to see every detail of the ground.




  • Structure = adjective + enough + infinitive


    Situation           Sentences Using "Too" Or "Enough" Sentences Using 'so - that'
    1 Bad weather - go out for a picnic The weather is too bad to go out for a picnic. The weather is so bad that I can not go out.
    2.Played well - win the matchWe played well enough to win the match.We played well enough to win the match.
    3 Very clever - understand the scheme.He is clever enough to understand the scheme. He is so clever that he will understand the scheme.
    4Sour apples - eat them. The apples are too sour to eat. The apples are so sour that we can not eat them.
    5 old and - get jobShe is too old and too weak to get a job.She is so old and so weak that she will not get a job.
    6 Strong battery - last for eight hoursThe battery is strong enough for to last for eight hours. The battery is so strong that it will last for eight hours.
    7 difficult problem - explain it The problem is too difficult to explain.
    The problem is so difficult that it can not be explained. Or that I can not explain.
    8 mature children - travel to school on their own.The children are mature enough to travel on their own.The children are so mature that they can travel on their own.
    9 Adventurous Sujata - climb up the mountain

    Sujata was adventurous enough to climb up the mountain.


    Sujata was so adventurous that she could climb up the mountain.
    Combine the following sentences with 'too' or 'enough' and 'so ---that'.
    1. She was rich . She could buy a car.
    2. The old man was very weak. He couldn't walk properly.
    3. The mathematical problem was difficult. The students couldn't solve it.
    4. Their house is large. It can accommodate their big family.
    5. She is very emotional. She can't tolerate any rude behaviour.
    6. The peak was very high. The mountaineers couldn't climb it.
    7. The dog was very sensitive. It could trail the hiding place of the criminals.
    Key for 'too' or 'enough'
    1. She was rich enough to buy a car.
    2. The old man was too weak to walk properly.
    3. The mathematical problem was too difficult to solve.
    4. Their house is large enough to accommodate their big family.
    5. She is too emotional to tolerate any rude behaviour.
    6. The peak was too high for the mountaineers to climb.
    7. The dog was sensitive enough to trail the hiding place of the criminals.
    Key for 'so---that'
    1. She was so rich that she could buy a car.
    2. The old man was so weak that he couldn't walk properly.
    3. The mathematical problem was so difficult  that the students couldn't solve it.
    4. Their house is so large that it can accommodate their big family.
    5. She is so emotional that she can't tolerate any rude behavior.
    6. The peak was so high that the mountaineers couldn't climb it.
    7. The dog was so sensitive  that it could trail the hiding place of the criminals.

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