4th December 2019


Is a few countable or uncountable?

In connection with a little / a few people often speak of countable nouns and uncountable nouns. Countable nouns have a singular and a plural form. In plural, these nouns can be used with a number (that's why they are called 'countable nouns'). Countable nouns take a few.

Similarly, you may ask, is traffic countable or uncountable?

When used as a countable noun, jam typically refers to traffic congestion: I always get caught in traffic jams. Here are some more examples of nouns which can be either countable or uncountable, depending on meaning. When used as a countable noun, air has two different meanings.

Is several countable or uncountable?

Pick the right quantifier
Only with uncountable nounsWith all types of nounsOnly with countable nouns
a littleno, none, not anya few
a bit ofsomea number of
a great deal ofa lot of, lots ofa great number of

Is the word chocolate countable or uncountable?

Countable & Uncountable nouns (2) Some words can be both countable and uncountable depending on how they are used. In a box of chocolates, the chocolates are countable and you can take one. When you have a bar of chocolate the chocolate is uncountable and you can take some.
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