"I do not have enough money to buy a car (with)."

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"I do not have enough money to buy a car (with)."

 

My grammar book says that 'with' is omitted to modify the 'money'. Do you agree that we should think of the presence of prepositions when 'to infinitive' modifies 'nouns' behind? Or you just think that 'to infinitive' functions as an adverb there with any prepositions? Thank you so much as always and have a good day.

edited Dec 04 '12 at 15:18 Hans Contributor

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You don't need 'with' at the end. To be grammatically proper, don't end a sentence with a preposition. If you feel like you have to have 'with' in the sentence, write it like this.

 

I do not have enough money with which to buy a car.

 

This is fine, though.

I do not have enough money to buy a car.

link answered Dec 04 '12 at 16:14 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Thank you so much and then do you agree that "to infinitive" modifies the noun money behind as an adjective , right?

HansDec 04 '12 at 23:15

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