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

meat → uncountable

Meaning: animal or bird flesh eaten as food

Example sentence: My daughter says that eating meat is bad for our health and bad for our planet.

meat → countable

Meaning: a particular type of meat

Example sentence: I like all the meats that are eaten in Britain, except for sheep brains and ox tongue.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "meat" countable?

a. Our butcher sells a wide range of top-quality meats.

b. All the meat our butcher sells is of the highest quality.

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Contributor: Matt Errey