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whisky

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


uncountable

Meaning: a strong alcoholic drink
Example sentence: I drink beer and wine, but I don't drink vodka or whisky.

countable

Meaning: one glass of whisky
Example sentence: Would you like to join me for a whisky after dinner?


Note: In American and Irish English, the most common spelling is "whiskey".


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "whisky" countable?
  1. I had a couple of whiskies at the pub after work.
  2. I had two glasses of whisky at the pub after work.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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