Hi Teachers,

Which part of speech is 'enough' in this sentence?

The trouble is he doesn’t have enough money for another drink.

Thanks in advance
It's an adjective modifying "money".
Hi canadian45,

Thank you for your reply.

Isn't it a modifier or quantifier? I don't really know what the difference is.

Best regards

TS
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Thinking SpainHi canadian45,Thank you for your reply. Isn't it a modifier or quantifier? Those two words seem to be relatively new as far as describing the function of words. Dictionaries however still classify "enough" as being an adjective, adverb or pronoun. You did ask what part of speech "enough" is in that sentence, and as far as I know "modifier" and "quantifier" have not obtained the status of parts of speech.

I don't really know what the difference is. I am no expert on that, but "quantifier" clearly seems to relate to quantity, while "modifier" is a general term.

Best regardsTS
c45

Hi canadian45,

Thank you for your reply. If I've said it, it is because I found those terms on the Internet. But if you say they have not obtained the status of parts of speech, I believe you. We know that the Internet is not always reliable.

Best regards

TS
As a word 'enough ' belongs to an adjective. At the same time, "enough" acts the function of a modifier or a quantifier as well.
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