(someone) was (adjective) enough to believe (someone)

This is a phrase that people use when someone is tricked by a lie. For example, if your boyfriend cheated on you, you could say this to a friend:

He told me that he loved me, and I was dumb enough to believe him!

You can use adjectives like "dumb", "stupid", "gullible", "trusting", "foolish", etc.


This phrase appears in these lessons: