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adequate amount of, adequate number of, enough
To write concisely, choose enough rather than adequate number of and adequate amount of.
- We have enough (not an adequate number of) people and computers to start up our own company.
- The stamp collectors’ association did not have enough (not an adequate number of) programs printed for the annual dinner.
- That is not enough (not an adequate amount of) food for Tanya’s gerbils.
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