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weight

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


uncountable

Meaning: how heavy someone or something is
Example sentence: If you eat a lot and don't exercise enough, your weight will probably increase.

countable

Meaning: a heavy object that's used to build muscle mass and strength
Example sentence: After Arnold started working out with weights, his muscles got much bigger.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "weight" uncountable?
  1. If you want to lose weight, you should go to a gym
  2. If you want to lift weights, you should go to a gym.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
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