Hello, When we are talking about the way in which words are put together in a sentence, phrase etc. Which word shall we use "construction" or "structure"? Example: The construction of the sentence or the structure of the sentence? Thanks
|GPY "song" is used here as an uncountable noun. This sense is found particularly in certain set patterns or phrases such as "in song" (as we have here), "into song" (e.g. "break into song"), "song and dance", etc. etc.|
|NL888 Can book be an uncountable noun? |
NL888 Can book be an uncountable noun?No, not so far as I can think. (Quite a few countable nouns can be used in what seems to be an uncountable way in certain set phrases or idioms. It is possible that examples exist for "book". However, apparently uncountable use in one or two very ...
NL888This is like having two dice which...This is like having two dice ... = This is the same thing that would happen IF you had two dice with this (strange) property:
which have no orientation ~ the dice have not yet landed on the table; they are still tossing about in the air in a ...
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