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

toast → uncountable

Meaning: sliced bread that's been heated and browned in a toaster

Example sentence: How many pieces of toast would you like with your breakfast?

toast → countable

Meaning: the act of drinking to someone's happiness or success

Example sentence: By the time we'd finished proposing toasts, I was starting to feel a bit drunk.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "toast" countable?

a. We drank a toast to Gerald's future success.

b. Gerald drank some coffee and had some toast.

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Contributor: Matt Errey