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


Meaning: the surface of the Earth
Example sentence: We didn't have anything to sit on, so we sat on the ground.


Meaning: an area of land used for a particular purpose
Example sentence: The army wants this area to be used as a parade ground.

Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "ground" countable?
  1. In cricket, hit the ball along the ground and you won't be caught out.
  2. Nearly every small village in England had its own cricket ground.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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