Common Mistakes in English – Enough

Enough can be used as an adjective, adverb or exclamation in English. Pay careful attention to the placement of ‘enough’ explained below.


Adjective / Adverb + Enough

When enough modifies an adjective or an adverb place enough after the adjective / adverb:


Do you think he is strong enough to lift that weight?
I think it’s warm enough to take a walk without my jacket.

Enough + Noun

When enough modifies a noun, place enough before the noun:


He has enough money to buy a ticket.
She said there were enough participants to begin the study.