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

marble → uncountable

Meaning: a type of stone often used in buildings

Example sentence: They must have spent a small fortune on all that marble in the bathrooms and the floors.

marble → countable

Meaning: a small glass ball used for playing games

Example sentence: Like all my friends at school, I had a bag of marbles that I played with at lunchtime.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "marble" uncountable?

a. All the marble in the cathedral came from Italy.

b. All the schoolboys collected colourful marbles.

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Contributor: Matt Errey