The noun "gold" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: a valuable metal that's used to make jewellery
Example sentence: Is this ring made of pure gold, or is it just gold-plated?
Meaning: a gold medal, or a colour that's similar to gold
Example sentence: The painting has all the golds and browns you find in autumn leaves.
Test your understanding:
- Thailand got four silver medals in the last Olympic Games, but only one gold.
- Have you seen how people in old movies bite coins to see if they're made of gold?