can i use small with uncountable nouns?

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can i use small with uncountable nouns?

Postby Clara » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:57 pm

hello! i hope you help me please with my question about grammar.

why is the word "small" used with uncountable nouns like hope and cause but can't be used with uncountable noouns lik "water" e.g. small water is wrong...

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Re: can i use small with uncountable nouns?

Postby Alan » Wed Jan 25, 2012 3:17 am

Clara wrote:why is the word "small" used with uncountable nouns like hope and cause



These certainly would not be normal collocations. Can you cite any examples of such usage from a native speaker?


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