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meat

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


uncountable

Meaning: animal or bird flesh eaten as food
Example sentence: My daughter says that eating meat is bad for our health and bad for our planet.

countable

Meaning: a particular type of meat
Example sentence: I like all the meats that are eaten in Britain, except for sheep brains and ox tongue.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "meat" countable?
  1. Our butcher sells a wide range of top-quality meats.
  2. All the meat our butcher sells is of the highest quality.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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