Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) enough or more than enough
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • ample opportunity/parking
  • Analysis
    'Ample' is an adjective that is used to describe a quantity that is enough or more than enough: "An ample amount of food and drink". Or it can refer to a person who has a curvaceous or broad body shape: "Her ample curves filled out the dress." This is an adjective used in both social and professional situations but it is a formal description not often used in casual situations.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The teacher insisted that there would be ample opportunity to speak about the exams in the coming weeks.
    2. I was delighted to arrive at the stadium and find ample parking even though a full house was expected for the game.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. There will be ample opportunity to air your grievances following the meeting. I'd like to finish my presentation first.
    2. I think we can stop production for this quarter. We have ample products to meet demand.
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