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toast

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


uncountable

Meaning: sliced bread that's been heated and browned in a toaster
Example sentence: How many pieces of toast would you like with your breakfast?

countable

Meaning: the act of drinking to someone's happiness or success
Example sentence: By the time we'd finished proposing toasts, I was starting to feel a bit drunk.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "toast" countable?
  1. We drank a toast to Gerald's future success.
  2. Gerald drank some coffee and had some toast.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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