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height

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

height → uncountable

Meaning: how high something is, or how tall someone is

Example sentence: My son is fourteen, and he's already the same height as me.

height → countable

Meaning: a high place or position

Example sentence: If I look straight down from a great height, I feel dizzy.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "height" uncountable?

a. Ever since I was young, I've had a fear of heights.

b. It's not the height that scares me, but falling.

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Contributor: Matt Errey