Jake exercises enough to run a marathon.
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enough + noun(s) + infinitive

Definition:

Using the rules of the prepositions taught earlier. A speaker will use enough + noun(s) + infinitive in order to express that they have completed the maximum of a specific action. "Enough" states that the speaker has done all of the action and can't do anymore, or chooses not to do anymore.

Sentence Structure:

enough + noun(s) + infinitive

 

Example:

1. Jake exercises enough to run a marathon.

2. Tom applied for enough scholarships to pay for school.

3. John earned enough money to pay for his trip.



Writing Exercise
Please get out a pencil and paper. The word "enough" has been taken out of all of the sentences. Rewrite each sentence placing the word "enough" in the correct place in each sentence. The first sentence has been completed for you.
1.
She doesn't have enough money to go to the movies.
2.
Tom has money to buy his bike.
3.
You must drink to hydrate yourself.
4.
They must practice English to speak well.
5.
She did not run fast to win the marathon race.
6.
Tom did not swim quick to win the meet.
7.
The joke was not funny to laugh.
8.
The water was not warm to take a shower.
9.
They did not read to take the test.
10.
She did not talk to receive the job.

 

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