Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Post by LeeYoungJoo(02) »

I'm studying the English grammar.
The following sentences are examples of 'countable and uncountable nouns'. ( These sentences are quoted from The book "Grammar in use", Cambridge University Press )
Compare. :wink:

-Did you hear a noise just now?
(=a particular noise)
-I bought a paper to read.
(=a newspaper)
-There's a hair in my soup!
(=one single hair)
-You can stay with us. We have a spare room.
(=a room in the house)

- I can't work here. There's too much noise.
(not too many noises)
-I need some paper to write on.
(=material for writing on)
-You've got very long hair. (not hairs)
(=all the hair on your head)
-You can't sit here. There isn't any room.

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Post by kangshinhoo(02) »

Oh I hate grammer. 慠慠

It is difficult fo compare uncountable noun and countable noun.

But I'll challenge this part.

From Ju-hae

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