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

fruit → uncountable

Meaning: food that contains seeds, like apples, oranges, pears, etc.

Example sentence: My youngest son loves fruit, but he doesn't like vegetables much.

fruit → countable

Meaning: a particular kind or category of fruit

Example sentence: He really loves tropical fruits like mangoes, pawpaws and pineapples.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "fruit" countable?

a. Fruit is becoming really expensive these days.

b. Some of the stone fruits are as expensive as meat.

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Contributor: Matt Errey