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javasen
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Re: food & foods

Postby javasen » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:38 pm

Yes, both forms are correct - depending on the context of the sentence.

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Re: food & foods

Postby lizapol » Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:15 am

I will write my doubt here, since is similar: it is regarding the plural and the singular of the noun.
So I mean the noun "fish" - did I read that it is uncountable, whether it has the plural? I can see sometimes the word " fishes" in the text - whether it is the correct plural from the word "fish", whether it doesn't have plural form?

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Re: food & foods

Postby marisssa » Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:13 am

According to my native speaker you can use the form "fishes" only if you mean 2 (or more) different species of fish.

The only fishes that I caught last week were salmon and sardine.
I ate 6 fish for dinner.

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Re: food & foods

Postby hellokitty » Sun May 04, 2014 9:32 am

Thanks for explaining the difference. Now I understand :)

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Re: food & foods

Postby sallycarter » Mon May 19, 2014 5:58 am

I also agree with you all that food can be use both in singular and plural form. When we define 'food' it is a group and it consists more than two things.

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Re: food & foods

Postby Apakarose » Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:27 pm

Nice reply, i also get confused with these words.

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Re: food & foods

Postby Moodeer » Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:15 pm

Ye i think both are fine.


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