This page is about the noun "air", which can be both countable and uncountable

air → uncountable

Meaning: the mixture of gases surrounding the earth

Example sentence: The air in the mountains is very fresh.

air → countable

Meaning: (old-fashioned) a tune or a melody

Example sentence: Have you ever heard Bach's Air on a G String?

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "air" uncountable?

a. Handel's song is based on a traditional English air.

b. Handel found the air in English cities difficult to breathe.

Contributor: Matt Errey