2014년 12월 6일 토요일

Dic & Usages: be enough of a/an + noun


  • Show your babies how important they are ... that they are enough of a reason to not live in fear and tyranny.
  • The cash and the prize lists in many cases are enough of a temptation to get in, but think more for example what is your ultimate music goal.
  • ... but certainly even in the suburban and rural regions of Beijing and, of course, the smaller cities obvious foreigners are enough of a rarity for people to stop and stare.

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△ to be enough of a/an + noun = to be sufficiently qualified as a...
  • I'm not enough of an expert to answer this question.

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  • Looking at some of the related polls and comments on our site, it seems that there are a number of folks that feel this is a solid step in the right direction for Samsung. ... or they feel that Galaxy Alpha wasn't enough of a departure in the looks department. ... So what's different, and why now? While there have been premium options before, Samsung honestly probably didn't feel they were enough of a threat.   [source]
  • The internet was just getting underway back then, e-books weren't really a thing yet, but still, they were enough of a thing that it felt like a conscious choice to put it on paper. So let's think about how to earn that paper. ... [source]
  • I don't know why people originally wore ties. But I think we should stop schools from making girls wear them, they are enough of a burden on us men. [source]

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