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grass

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


uncountable

Meaning: a common plant that's eaten by horses, cows, sheep, etc.
Example sentence: The longest grass on a golf course is in the rough, and the shortest grass is on the greens.

countable

Meaning: any particular type of grass
Example sentence: A number of different grasses are used to make the surface of a tennis court at Wimbledon.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "grass" uncountable?
  1. Has your husband cut the grass in your front yard yet?
  2. Does he know how to trim your ornamental grasses?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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