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


Meaning: raw vegetables like lettuce, tomato, cucumber, etc. mixed together
Example sentence: I tell my son that salad's very good for him, but he still won't eat it.


Meaning: one serving of salad, or a particular type of salad
Example sentence: The waiter asked me if I'd ordered a green salad or a Greek salad?

Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "salad" uncountable?
  1. Would you like a salad for your lunch?
  2. Would you like some salad with your lunch?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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