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    I haven't got enough confidence(noun)/I haven't got enough confident(adjective)

    I'm afraid I haven't got enough confidence(noun) to put my order.
    I'm afraid I haven't got enough confident(adjective) to put my order.

    Which one of the above is correct?
    Is it a natural English? If not, how should it be written.
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    Re: I haven't got enough confidence(noun)/I haven't got enough confident(adjective)

    "I'm afraid I haven't got enough confidence to place my order." You can't 'have' an adjective - usually. If you can it becomes an honorary noun.

    "I've got a red jelly bean"
    "I've got a blue one."
    "I've got a green."

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    Re: I haven't got enough confidence(noun)/I haven't got enough confident(adjective)

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "I'm afraid I haven't got enough confidence to place my order." You can't 'have' an adjective - usually. If you can it becomes an honorary noun.

    "I've got a red jelly bean"
    "I've got a blue one."
    "I've got a green."
    As a learner, I usually check usages of those keywords, like get, have got, enough, confident/confidence, to compose my sentence.
    There are different examples of,
    get + adj./noun,
    have got + noun,
    enough + adj./noun.

    So I am not so sure which one (noun/adj.) should be used.
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    Re: I haven't got enough confidence(noun)/I haven't got enough confident(adjective)

    It's not enough to say you have examples. You need to produce them (with links), so we have something to talk about.

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