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


uncountable

Meaning: the material used to make windows, bottles, fishbowls, etc.
Example sentence: Milk used to be sold in glass bottles, but now it comes in plastic containers.

countable

Meaning: a drinking vessel made of glass
Example sentence: My daughter knocked over a glass of milk and it spilled all over the table.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "glass" countable?
  1. The glass they poured my beer into was cracked, so I didn't drink it.
  2. The glass in this window is cracked, so we should replace it.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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