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land

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


uncountable

Meaning: the earth's surface, or part of this surface
Example sentence: Europeans moved to Australia and forced people off the land they'd lived on for 50,000 years.

countable

Meaning: a country or region
Example sentence: When I was young, I loved reading stories about strange people in foreign lands.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "land" uncountable?
  1. Gulliver travelled to strange, faraway lands.
  2. Did he want to buy a block of land there?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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