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C. VERY, TOO & ENOUGH

Previous pattern:

John is WEAK.

John is STRONG.

Property pattern:

S

A-Block

Property Block

BE

Property

JOHN

is

VERY

WEAK.

HE

is

TOO

WEAK

to work.

PAUL

is

STRONG

ENOUGH

to work.

Actional pattern:

S

A-Block

Actional Block

Not BE

Actional

He

SPEAKS

VERY

RAPIDLY.

He

SPEAKS

TOO

RAPIDLY

for us to understand.

He

SPEAKS

SLOWLY

ENOUGH

for us to understand.

Exercise: C.1. Practice TOO

Combine two statements to express the same idea. For example:

John is short. He can't touch the ceiling.

JOHN IS TOO SHORT TO TOUCH THE CEILING.

Mary is very tired. She can't watch television.

MARY IS TOO TIRED TO WATCH TELEVISION.

1. John is very busy. He can't go to New York.

2. Peter is very lazy. He doesn't work.

3. John is very angry. He can't think clearly.

4. The students are very tired. They can't study.

5. The boy is young. He can't drive.

6. Mary is sick. She can't go to class.

7. The package is heavy. I can't lift it up.

8. The pencil is short. We can’t use it.

9. The coffee is sweet. We won't drink it.

10. The shoes are small. I can't wear them.

11. The TV set is very heavy. I can't carry it.

12. The bananas are soft. We won't eat them.

13. The car is old. We shouldn't drive it.

14. The beer is warm. We won't drink it.