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vision

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


uncountable

Meaning: the sense of sight, or the ability to see
Example sentence: Grandma's vision is still perfect, but her hearing is getting weaker.

countable

Meaning: an idea of what the future could be like
Example sentence: To succeed, a company needs people who share a vision of its future direction.


Note: In religion, a "vision" can be a mental image of a god or other supernatural being. This meaning is countable.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "vision" countable?
  1. An accident at work has affected my vision, but my boss won't pay for treatment.
  2. Karl Marx had a vision of a society in which workers aren't exploited by their bosses.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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