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business

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


uncountable

Meaning: the activity of making, buying or selling things for money
Example sentence: I'm good at inventing things, but I'm not very good at doing business.

countable

Meaning: a particular company or other commercial organisation
Example sentence: My cousin wants me to invest in a small business he's starting.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "business" uncountable?
  1. Ben's advertising business has been very successful.
  2. He's given me some tips on how to succeed in business.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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