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

metal → uncountable

Meaning: a solid material that can be mined, like iron, tin, gold, etc.

Example sentence: The belt's buckle is made of metal, and the strap is made of leather.

metal → countable

Meaning: a particular kind or category of metal

Example sentence: Silver, gold and platinum are some of the most expensive precious metals.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "metal" countable?

a. How many of these products are made of metal?

b. How many metals are used to make these products?

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Contributor: Matt Errey