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  1. nyota's Avatar
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    Question enough . . . to

    1. There are not enough experienced political figures left for the President to . . . .
    2. He has quite enough athletic talent to . . . .
    3. There's not enough of the green paint left for us to . . . .

    Why do we use of in the third sentence and not in the first or second one?

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    Re: enough . . . to

    Quote Originally Posted by nyota View Post
    1. There are not enough experienced political figures left for the President to . . . .
    2. He has quite enough athletic talent to . . . .
    3. There's not enough of the green paint left for us to . . . .

    Why do we use of in the third sentence and not in the first or second one?
    You could say: 3. There's not enough green paint ... ", which would be cognate with your other sentences.
    When you add "the", you have to use "of the".

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