At the end of the sentence comes “too” and at the beginning comes “also.” Also is used as linker that adds information. This will help a lot of non-NES and NES speakers with papers to create flow. However, a problem most have, including native speakers, is using the word “too.”
- People here are too lazy to walk 400 meters.
- Air Asia’s seats aren’t good enough.
- People say that they haven‘t got enough free time. (haven’t got is used often in British English: “don’t have” is primarily used in Ame Eng).
- I’m happy enough with what I’ve done and achieved today.
We use too to say a person, thing or situation is excessive.
We use not enough to say a person, thing or situation is insufficient.
We use enough to say a person, thing or situation is sufficient.
Too often comes before an adjective.
Enough comes after adjectives.
Enough comes before nouns.
Task: complete the sentences with the verb to be and too or not enough + the adjectives given.
- She isn’t old enough (old) to watch this movie.
- This game is ________________(easy). Everybody always wins.
- This cartoon __________________(original). It’s just like Dragonball Z.
- Michael needs to improve. He _______________(good) to be on the varsity basketball team.
- It ___________________(hot) in here. Can you open the window?
- I can’t understand this movie. The storyline ____________________(confusing)!