Tag: uncountable-nouns

109 Why do we say "I love cake" but "I love cars"? 2017-05-17T17:38:03.803

35 Why is "science" in "Bachelor of Science" singular, whereas "arts" in "Bachelor of Arts" is plural? 2020-07-25T16:48:04.870

20 Can "zero" be used to describe uncountable nouns? 2013-04-02T17:56:53.963

19 Can "staff" ever be pluralized? 2018-05-30T00:21:57.650

19 What's the correct unit for homework? 2018-08-09T04:52:42.730

13 Singular or plural usage for 'face' in the sentence 2016-09-02T11:36:51.420

12 Does an uncountable noun take an article if it has an adjective before it? 2014-01-29T10:42:20.147

11 Using indefinite articles before adjectives: "Let's have a good breakfast" 2016-02-02T04:51:37.027

10 Understanding, countable or not? 2014-12-16T22:38:25.520

10 I gave him a paper to read 2016-03-27T17:14:00.563

9 Is the sentence "Paul drinks much milk" grammatically correct or not? 2014-12-07T14:30:27.490

9 Formally can money be in a plural form (monies) or not? 2016-11-16T17:29:52.063

9 Why some countable nouns treated as uncountable? 2018-05-17T04:33:32.327

8 "Some" and "Any"; countables and uncountable 2014-10-29T19:33:20.290

8 Is 'optimism' countable? 2020-04-13T06:21:45.050

7 Is experience countable or uncountable? 2014-10-04T05:18:10.853

7 "Have you ever had surgery?" Why does surgery in this sentence have no article? 2015-02-28T07:59:02.727

7 Confusion about 'less' and 'fewer' in sentences with countable/uncountable nouns 2015-09-18T10:14:49.403

7 Why is "schematics" used in its plural form for a single item? 2015-12-25T22:19:38.110

7 How to distinguish countable and uncountable senses? 2016-03-14T17:19:57.350

7 Is it correct to say "There are 5 hepatitis B viruses in his liver"? 2016-11-02T13:21:53.147

6 It is said that we cannot use articles with "abstract nouns" but what about "Don't tell a lie"? 2016-01-02T20:23:11.873

6 How many pieces of garlic? How much garlic? uncountable noun 2018-02-12T08:41:13.563

6 Have a good command of something – is "command" countable or uncountable? 2018-09-16T17:22:13.207

6 "Distance" vs "a distance" 2019-10-06T08:40:53.407

6 "got any eggs" vs. "got any egg" 2020-05-17T22:55:39.870

5 Is is grammatical to use a mass noun after the phrase "the majority of"? 2013-02-28T21:18:08.333

5 countable and uncountable word "noise" - a sound 2013-04-27T09:45:09.333

5 Is "singular noun + and + singular noun" singular or plural? 2014-06-02T15:23:24.140

5 "Part of the team" vs. "a part of the team" 2015-02-03T16:57:50.247

5 Isn't it wrong to use the word "homage" as a countable noun in this book? 2015-10-16T01:40:53.193

5 Strange use of "were" with uncountable nouns 2015-10-19T14:38:58.477

5 which one is correct? I don't like egg? or I don't like eggs? 2015-10-31T09:32:39.600

5 A noise or any noise(s)? 2016-03-07T17:33:35.337

5 Which follows an uncountable noun of multiple things, singular or plural verb? 2016-08-03T22:00:59.830

5 "How many...." vs. "How much fish" 2017-02-12T20:09:49.680

5 Is it 'lesser' or 'less' when describing an amount of water? 2017-04-06T06:44:42.433

4 Verb for two uncountable items 2013-09-08T02:26:23.250

4 Countable and uncountable nouns 2013-09-09T23:14:31.693

4 Can different languages "have different grammars", or do they "differ in their grammar"? 2013-12-28T13:56:41.447

4 Do you need help (or _a_ help) in Biology or Chemistry? Join our Tutoring Club! (article use) 2014-01-08T14:52:49.000

4 Indefinite article before uncountable "drink" nouns, e.g. "a water" 2014-05-28T02:59:44.193

4 Missing article in this construction involving an uncountable noun 2014-09-15T13:43:12.990

4 If 'Social Media' is uncountable and plural, why do we say 'Social media is...'? 2014-10-31T08:58:22.487

4 All this information 2015-04-14T01:00:46.300

4 Why are "software", "advice", and "information" uncountable? 2015-08-01T06:42:09.330

4 News for plural 2015-09-19T16:45:25.977

4 "Why didn't you buy some [or any] cheese?" 2016-01-30T11:59:18.097

4 Indefinite articles before non-count nouns 2016-09-03T05:23:26.123

4 When do I say "food" or "foods"? 2016-10-28T03:09:11.590

4 "Thank you for the good advice" - can this refer to a single piece of advice? 2017-01-07T17:09:38.610

4 Disconnect (the / zero article) power before attempting to repair electrical equipment 2017-02-03T15:47:24.470

4 Interest VS interests in THIS phrase 2017-04-11T06:11:35.920

4 How to use a word when its meaning is both countable & uncountable? 2017-11-15T01:44:14.557

4 Why “desert” in the following examples are used as uncountable? 2018-03-28T12:28:11.947

4 Using "fashion" countably vs. uncountably: "in (a) timely/similar/dramatic fashion" 2018-07-04T00:44:58.120

4 Is "prose" ever a count noun? 2018-10-07T17:33:07.133

4 different "culture" or different "cultures" 2018-11-13T23:12:51.403

4 What is correct - grape flavor or grapes flavor? 2019-10-02T06:38:47.790

3 Can "expertises" as a plural form be used? 2014-01-24T07:00:50.327

3 "making noise" or "make a noise"? 2014-04-17T10:38:25.440

3 Search of fertile land or lands? 2015-06-19T15:25:53.513

3 How do we know when we use an article with uncountable nouns? 2015-11-23T23:27:24.140

3 A lot of experience or a lot of experiences? 2016-01-10T03:32:09.717

3 Money - Countable or Uncountable noun 2016-04-12T07:34:27.523

3 should it be ice cream or ice creams? 2016-06-09T10:22:36.870

3 Gerund supporting or Noun support 2016-06-11T06:00:16.493

3 Is 'subject-predicate form' to be used as countable or uncountable noun? 2016-09-18T06:58:34.193

3 How can "curiosity" be countable 2016-09-29T20:01:27.140

3 Usage of "any" or "some" in "Would you like ..... wine?" 2016-12-21T19:25:11.883

3 "Companies will increase their capacity" or "capacities" 2016-12-27T08:56:42.737

3 beat somebody to 'a' pulp ( why is pulp countable here?) 2016-12-31T06:24:56.123

3 Without (the / no article) air and water, living things could not survive 2017-02-01T15:06:58.557

3 Usage of "much" instead of "many" with countable noun (e.g. Americans) 2017-09-12T17:23:52.003

3 "There is a fog." Is the noun used correctly? 2017-12-28T06:34:26.820

3 how much deposit? 2018-04-17T12:22:55.180

3 Collective noun query: "A fleet of cars are parked." 2018-04-30T15:36:49.740

3 Isn't "fog" uncountable when referring to a weather phenomenon? 2018-05-10T18:02:53.203

3 any reason behind writing looks are? 2018-06-07T13:01:51.823

3 ‘A fried rice’, ‘ fried rice’, or ‘ a bowl of fried rice’ 2018-07-20T04:06:19.683

3 How to ‘guess’ if a noun is countable or uncountable? 2018-07-25T05:37:04.183

3 Is technology a mass noun? 2019-02-20T00:38:02.613

3 How much shrimps? 2019-04-06T07:30:57.917

3 countable counterpart of "fruit" 2019-05-27T14:46:48.490

3 When to use the uncountable form of a noun? 2019-06-11T13:25:40.010

3 "worth the effort" vs. "worth the efforts" 2019-06-18T17:13:06.200

3 Should I use an article in “extract text from document” phrases? 2020-06-12T10:42:03.023

2 "Any correction" or "any corrections": Are they interchangeble? 2014-05-14T08:52:54.680

2 "he is out of touch and incapable of rescuing Russia from crisis" -- why not "from a crisis"? -- which is grammatically more correct? 2014-12-31T09:02:59.597

2 Is "money" considered singular or plural? 2015-03-28T19:46:11.393

2 Listing differnet kinds of an uncoutable noun. Are they countable or uncountable? 2015-07-01T05:14:46.907

2 paddy field - is it countable or uncountable noun? 2015-12-15T14:12:16.337

2 The furniture is/are 2015-12-31T16:18:11.087

2 Test question: The {people | peoples} of Europe are white-skinned 2016-02-07T08:11:13.160

2 Can we use 'availabilities' as the plural of 'availability'? 2016-09-07T09:14:44.520

2 The pronoun of the word "data" 2017-01-17T18:09:56.723

2 Is a noun 'Lyrics' a mass noun? 2017-04-05T07:15:24.960

2 "These" with uncountable nouns 2017-04-15T16:44:44.580

2 Many nouns that can sometimes be countable and others uncountable 2017-06-16T22:05:10.010