The question is simple that when to use phrase 'a enough time' and what's the difference between..

'I never had enough time for anything'

'I never had a enough time for anything https://www.huffpost.com/entry/i-need-coffee-schedule-yo_b_9767404

'if she’s given a enough time to do it' https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/19/ibm-shares-dropped-like-a-rock-today/

Another question is, shouldn't we use 'an enough' instead of 'a enough'?

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    The answer is simple too - you should never use it! I don't know where you have seen this phrase, but it makes no sense. If it did, you are right in saying that an would be the correct article. Nov 5 '21 at 13:13
  • @KateBunting I read it there. huffpost.com/entry/i-need-coffee-schedule-yo_b_9767404
    – Garry302
    Nov 5 '21 at 13:26
  • It's obviously a typo. Nov 5 '21 at 13:31
  • @KateBunting well, thanks for it.
    – Garry302
    Nov 5 '21 at 14:02

The answer to "When should I use the phrase a enough time" is "Never". The answer is the same in respect of an enough time.

Ther are no contexts where enough can be directly preceded by an article.

With an uncountable noun (such as "time" in one sense): enough time.

With a countable noun (such as "time" in the sense of "occasion"): enough times.

Neither may take an article.

What you may be thinking of is when enough is used to modify an attributive adjective, eg

a long enough time

which parses as [a [long enough] time].


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