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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