B: "Sorry. I am too busy to talk to you now."

eagerLearner2017

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Live in Iran, From Afghanistan(Dari)
Hi,
A :"I need to talk to you about something"
B: "Sorry. I am too busy to talk to you now."
Or
B:"Sorry. I am busy enough to talk to you know."

Which of bold part is correct? I can't distinguish the differences.
 
  • Retired-teacher

    Senior Member
    British English
    The first is correct. The second does not sound natural.

    "I am busy enough already" might be said if someone asked you to do something else rather than stop to talk to them.
     

    Myridon

    Senior Member
    English - US
    B:"Sorry. I am busy enough to talk to you now."
    I am too busy. I am over the amount of busy-ness that would allow me to talk to you. I have more things to do than I can handle while I am talking to you at the same time.
    I am busy enough. I am busy in the correct amount. This doesn't make much sense.
    It indicates that I can't talk to you until I am busy at the right level. If I'm not busy at all, I can't talk to you. I have to be doing at least one other thing while I am talking to you.
     
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