Grammar Patterns

Graded and ungraded adjectives

Pattern 14: ADJ enough n for n

The adjective is followed by enough, a noun, and a prepositional phrase which consists of for and a noun group.
Sometimes the noun group following for indicates a person or thing for whom something is acceptable or suitable.
Will they be good enough parents for my baby?
Sometimes the noun group indicates something that can happen or that someone can take part in.
They just did not have large enough forces for a guaranteed victory over the well-equipped Australian army.

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