What is a professional way to say enough is enough?
Some common synonyms of enough are adequate, competent, and sufficient.
[M] [T] He had barely enough to eat. [M] [T] She isn't good enough for him. [M] [T] He is old enough to drive a car. [M] [T] He is old enough to travel alone.
"Comprise" means "contains, is made up of, embraces": the whole comprises the parts, the parts compose the whole. "Is comprised of" should properly be rephrased as either "comprises" or "is composed of" ("the galaxy comprises many stars" or "the galaxy is composed of many stars").
His country is comprised of fifty states and one district. This book is comprised of 250 pages. The opening paragraph is comprised of three sentences. It is enough to say that the whole is comprised of its parts.
Comprise is more formal than consist: The USA comprises 50 states. We can also use it in the passive voice in the form 'be comprised of': The course is comprised of ten lectures and five seminars on the theory of economics and banking.
: made vulnerable (as to attack or misuse) by unauthorized access, revelation, or exposure. compromised data/passwords/accounts. a compromised computer. : impaired or diminished in function : weakened, damaged, or flawed. a compromised immune system.
A compromise is a way of settling differences by everybody making concessions. If you want to stay out until 10 and your friend wants to stay out until midnight, 11 is a good compromise. Compromise comes from the Latin compromissum, which means "mutual promise." It can be a noun or a verb.
Britannica Dictionary definition of COMPROMISE. 1. [no object] : to give up something that you want in order to reach an agreement : to settle differences by means of a compromise. The two sides were unwilling/unable to compromise.
What is an adverb sentence with enough?
as an adverb (after an adjective, adverb, or verb): The rope isn't long enough. She didn't move quickly enough. You haven't practised enough. Enough is sometimes used after particular nouns, but this is not common: Don't ask questions – there'll be time enough for that later.
: an existing fairly satisfactory condition.
adjective. /kəmˈpoʊzd/ 1be composed of something to be made or formed from several parts, things, or people The committee is composed mainly of lawyers. Thesaurus. comprise.
Defines comprise as "to include, contain, consist of", and disapproves of the constitute meaning, including is comprised of (p. 258).
I comprise. You/We/They comprise. He/She/It is comprising. I am comprising.
comprise \kum-PRYZE\ verb. 1 : to be made up of. 2 : compose. 3 : to include especially within a particular scope.
- Joe waited for the train. "Joe" = subject, "waited" = verb.
- The train was late. "The train" = subject, "was" = verb.
- Mary and Samantha took the bus. ...
- I looked for Mary and Samantha at the bus station. ...
- Mary and Samantha arrived at the bus station early but waited until noon for the bus.
So, if you want to be completely sure that you're using the verb comprise in a way that everyone will deem correct, use it to describe how a whole contains parts. To say it the other way around, how parts come together to create a whole, use the verb compose.
Is enough formal or informal?
Remember, 'enough' as well is considered informal and the formal term for it is 'sufficient'.
- To use a famous phrase, enough is enough.
- It is a good example of the way in which reservists are disadvantaged and of why they might decide that enough is enough and leave.
- I suggest that this is an increase too far—enough is enough.
adverb. 1. : in or to a degree or quantity that satisfies or that is sufficient or necessary for satisfaction : sufficiently. : fully, quite. he is qualified enough for the position.
Ample means enough—sufficient or adequate. It can also mean more than enough—plentiful or abundant. It is often used in the context of things like time, room, space, supplies, or resources (such as food and money) to indicate that there is enough or more than enough of what is needed.
underestimate. verb. to think that someone has less power or ability than they really have.
inadequate. Synonyms:insufficient, scant, derisory, pitiful, miserable, tight, meagre, in short/limited supply, not go far, undercapacity.
adj.defective, insufficient, incompetent.