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aid

The noun "aid" can be both countable and uncountable.


uncountable

Meaning: money or help given to those who need it
Example sentence: Japan gives aid to many developing countries.

countable

Meaning: something that helps you to do something
Example sentence: The Internet can be a useful aid for learning English.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "aid" countable?
  1. Don't you think the government should give aid to poor students?
  2. A computer is the best learning aid you can give to poor students.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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