How to use
always after a verb, adjective, or adverb
to the degree that is necessary or wanted
Are the carrots cooked enough?
He just hadn't thought enough about the possible consequences.
You can go to school when you're old enough.
Is the water warm enough for you?
enough to do something
Will Evans be fit enough to play?
The rooms are all large enough to take a third bed.
Surely no one would be foolish enough to lend him the money?
You're late. It's just
not good enough
not satisfactory or acceptable
fairly but not very
I was happy enough in Bordeaux, but I missed my family.
He's a nice enough young man.
bad/difficult/hard etc enough
used to say that a situation is already bad and you do not want it to get any worse
Life's difficult enough without you interfering all the time.
lucky/unfortunate etc enough to be/do something
used to say that someone is lucky or unlucky that something happens to them
They were unlucky enough to be caught in the storm.
would you be good/kind enough to do something?
used to ask someone politely to do something for you
Would you be good enough to hold the door open?
strangely/oddly/curiously etc enough
used to say that a fact or something that happens is strange or surprising
Strangely enough, I didn't feel at all nervous when I faced the audience.
used when you are guessing a number, amount, time etc because you cannot be exact
The full cost comes to £3000, near enough.
➔ fair enough
➔ sure enough
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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