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meaning of "Have enough of" #1 (permalink) Tue May 15, 2007 23:57 pm   meaning of "Have enough of"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #248 "Enough, a lot and too (1)", question 8

I don't have ......... of reports to do today so I should be home by supper time.

(a) enough
(b) a lot
(c) too

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #248 "Enough, a lot and too (1)", answer 8

I don't have a lot of reports to do today so I should be home by supper time.

Correct answer: (b) a lot

Your answer was: incorrect
I don't have enough of reports to do today so I should be home by supper time.
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meaning of "Have enough of" #2 (permalink) Wed May 16, 2007 6:23 am   meaning of "Have enough of"
 

"Have enough of" is a phrase that means "I'm tired of", "I don't want any more"...so in this context (of the question), enough is not the right choice.
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meaning of "Have enough of" #3 (permalink) Wed May 16, 2007 6:57 am   meaning of "Have enough of"
 

Hi, everyone :)
I suppose we can say I don't have enough reports to do today (to feel unhappy), can't we?
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Enough vs a lot of #4 (permalink) Thu May 17, 2007 16:11 pm   Enough vs a lot of
 

Hello,
Yes, you can say "I have enough reports to do" but you can't say "I have enough of reports to do."
I hope this helps.
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