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

space → uncountable

Meaning: empty area, or the unused part of something

Example sentence: There wasn't enough space on my computer's hard-drive for all the movies I wanted to download.

space → countable

Meaning: a particular area that has nothing in it

Example sentence: Thai language is difficult to read because there are no spaces between the words.

Note: The word "space" can also mean all of the universe that's outside our planet and its atmosphere. This meaning is uncountable.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "space" uncountable?

a. Are you sure there's enough space in the garden for a tennis court?

b. There's a space behind the shed that's big enough for a tennis court.

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Contributor: Matt Errey