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TOO_ [+ adjective/adverb] more than is acceptable or possible:

Do you think the music's too loud?

You've put too much salt in the soup.

There are too many cars on the road.


Amanda is far too young to get married.


I was getting too old for romantic relationships.

My boots were three sizes too big for me.


He was too ill to travel.


The box was too heavy for me to lift.

Used at the end of a sentence or clause to mean 'also':

There were people from all over Europe, and America too.

Can I come too?

'I'm feeling hungry.' 'Me too.'

It's a more efficient system and it's cheaper too.

[+ adjective/adverb] spoken used with a negative to mean 'not very':

She doesn't seem too upset about it.

'What was the weather like?' 'Oh, not too bad.'

She was none too pleased (=not at all pleased) when I told her.

 All too/only too: used to emphasize that a particular situation exists when you wish it did not exist:    Beggars are becoming an all too familiar sight in our cities. and a rich one too. upsetting etc that someone cannot do it or bear it:   Working full-time was too much for her. tiring. [+ adjective/adverb] spoken formal very:    Thank you. too late: used to complain that not enough is being done to solve a problem and that the action did not start early enough:  Doctors have criticized the government's response to the crisis as too little. Used to emphasize a remark that you are adding:  'He's been banned from driving.  The shock was too much for him.' 'A good thing too!'  'A woman farmer?' asked Gabriel. Too little. Be only too glad/pleased to do something  to be very willing to do something:  I'd be only too pleased to assist you. . 'Yes. You are too kind.' I am/he is/you are etc too!: informal especially American English used to emphasize that you disagree with what someone has said about someone or something:   'You're not smart enough to use a computer.  I regret to say that these rumours are only too true. too late.' 'I am too!' Be too much for somebody:used to say that something is so difficult.

 You've done enoughwork. to .  Your clothes are big enough to fit me.  I have not got enough money to buy this computer.  There's a lot of food but not enough for everyone. you won't finish on time.  Sorry.  Daveis intelligentenough to do thewritething.  You're not working fast enough.ENOUGH Enough meanssufficient. ADDITIONALPOINTS 1. You can stop now. I haven't got enoughfood foreveryone. We can use enough without a nounifthemeaningisclear.  Not enough of my friends are coming to theparty.  We're not walking quickly enough. We use enough in negativesentences mean lessthansufficient or lessthannecessary. USE OF ENOUGH   Enough precedes adjectives and adverbs:  He isn't old enough to watch this program. Enough may also precede nouns:  Wehave enoughmoney . We use enough to mean sufficient. MEANING 1.  You'renotworking fastenough  I don'thave enough time.  Haveyougot enoughmoney to buy me a drink? 2.

We can replace enough with the before a noun. 3.  Hiscompanydoesn'thave theresources to do thejob.  I don't have the money to go on holiday. We can use time or room alone to mean enough time orenough room.  Is there room in your car for one more person?  Do wehave time for a coffee? .2.

who is considered to be the best. Mymumcan'tsleepbecauseshedrinks ________ muchcoffee. (short) 12. Therearen't ________ policemen in ourtown. (crowded) 19. He'sonly 1. I leftthecoffeefor a minute to coolbecauseitwas ________ hot to drink.65 cm tall. He didn'tworkhard ________ to passtheexam. but he isn't ________ to beat the Italian runner. (expensive) 20. She'sonly 14. I'dlike to buy a new car and a goodhouse. Peter is ________ to become a police officer. Do youhave ________ information to help me withthisproblem? 5. (far) 14. butI'mjustnot ________ to do it. 4. but the plane tickets were ________ . I didn'tbuythe car becauseitwas ________ expensive. That skirt you are wearing is ________ for you. I need a biggerone. David is quite a fast runner. (good) 18. so we decided to go somewhere else. Youneed a biggersize. (rich) 13. Myschoolis ________ frommyhouse to goonfoot. This T-shirt isn't ________ for me. So.FILL IN THE CORRECT WORD (TOO OR ENOUGH). 8. (tight) 16. 3. I'm a good swimmer. 7. 9. I cycle to schooleverymorning. 2. (young) 15. Itis ________ difficult to do for a littlechild. (big) . 1. We wanted to go to Paris last weekend. Sheisn'told ________ to startdriving. I do nothave ________ much time to prepare dinner. so we stayed at home. 10. He wasn'tstrong ________ to liftthat heavy box. 11. The beach was ________ yesterday. 6. Kelly is ________ to drive a car. (fast) 17. but I'm not ________ to enter a championship.

(comfortable) 22. (hot) 24. Thesoupisn't ________. I'dlikeit to be hotter. The music is ________ and I can't hear anything you say. (salty) 25. Wedidn'tbuythesofabecauseitwasn't ________ . (loud) . Don'teatthatchicken! It's ________. (lazy) 23.21. Thestudents are ________ to studythe irregular verbslistbyheart.