Anonymous:
Hi,

1)Are the all the nouns listed in this message really uncountable nouns?

accommodation
advice
baggage
bread
equipment
furniture
garbage
information
knowledge
luggage
money
news
pasta
progress
research
travel
water

work

Obviously, uncountable nouns (especially different types of food) have forms that express plural concepts. These measurements or containers are countable:

Water - a glass of water
equipment - a piece of equipment
cheese - a slice of cheese


Here are some of the most common containers / quantity expressions for these uncountable nouns:

accommodation - a place to stay
advice - a piece of advice
baggage - a piece of baggage
bread - a slice of bread, a loaf of bread
equipment - a piece of equipment
furniture - a piece of furniture
garbage - a piece of garbage
information - a piece of information
luggage - a bag, a suitcase
money - a coin
news - a piece of news
pasta - a plate of pasta, a serving of pasta
research - a piece of research, a research project
travel - a journey, a trip
work - a job, a position

Here are some more common uncountable food types with their container / quantity expressions:

liquids (water, beer, wine, etc.) - a glass, a bottle, a gallon of water, etc.
cheese - a slice, a chunk, a piece of cheese
meat - a piece, a slice, a pound of meat
butter - a bar of butter
ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard - a bottle of, a tube of ketchup, etc.

2)Are the containers classifications true/correct?

thanks for your patience, bye
In my travels I have stayed in some lovely accomodations.
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Anonymous:
UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

adviceAviso, consejo
airAire
alcoholAlcohol
angerIra, enojo, furia
artArte
baggageEquipaje
beefCarne de res
bloodSangre
butterMantequilla
cashEfectivo
chaosCaos, desorden
cheeseQueso
chewing gumGoma de marcar, chicle
clothingRopa
coffeeCafé
conductConducta, comportamiento
confusionConfusión, embrollo
cottonAlgodón
courageCoraje, valor
damageDaños, avería, desperfecto
educationEducación, enseñanza
electricityElectricidad
entertainmentEntretenimiento, espectáculo
equipmentEquipo, material, enseres, avíos
experienceExperiencia, vivencia
fictionFicción, invención
flourHarina
foodComida, alimento
forgivenessPerdón
fresh airAire fresco
furnitureMobiliario, muebles
goldOro
gossipChisme, habladuría
grassCésped, pasto, hierba
groundSuelo, tierra, terreno
happinessFelicidad, alegría
historyHistoria
homeworkTarea
honeyMiel, cariño
hopeEsperanza, ilusión, confianza
hospitalityHospitalidad
iceHielo
importanceImportancia
informationInformación
jamEmbotellamiento, atasco, mermelada
jewelryJoyería, alhajas
justiceJusticia
knowledgeConocimiento, sabiduría
laughterRisa
leisureOcio, tiempo libre
lightningRayo, relámpago
literatureLiteratura
loveAmor, cariño
luckSuerte, fortuna
luggageEquipaje, valijas
machineryMaquinaria, mecanismo
mailCorreo, correspondencia
meatCarne
melancholyMelancolía, agobio, abatimiento
milkLeche
mistNiebla, bruma
moneyDinero, riqueza
musicMúsica
newsNoticias, novedad, nuevo
noiseRuido, bulla, alboroto
oilAceite
oxygenOxígeno
paperPapel, documento
patiencePaciencia
payPago, salary, sueldo
peacePaz, tranquilidad, armonía
peanut butterMantequilla de maní
pepperPimienta
petrolPetroleo
plasticPlástico
porkCerdo, carne de cerdo
powerPoder, energía, potencia
pressurePresión, tensión
progressProgreso, avance
rainLluvia
recognitionReconocimiento
researchInvestigación, estudio
riceArroz
sadnessTristeza
safetySeguridad
saltSal
sandArena
sceneryPaisaje, decorado
shoppingCompras
silverPlata
snowNieve
soapJabón
softnessSuavidad, dulzura, ternura
spaceEspacio, lugar, sitio
speedVelocidad, rapidez
steamVapor, humo
sugarAzúcar
sunshineLuz del sol
tea
tennisTenis
thunderTrueno, estruendo
timeTiempo, época
toothpastePasta de dientes
trafficTráfico, transito
trousersPantalones
vinegarVinagre
violenceViolencia
warmthCalor, afecto, entusiasmo
washing up liquidLavavajillas
waterAgua
weatherClima, tiempo
windViento, aire
wineVino
woodMadera, leña, bosque
woolLana
workTrabajo, labor
Anonymous:
thanks
Anonymous:
Emotion: clap good list but im not agree that trousers is an uncountable noun cause it is always in plural but uncountable nouns can not be used in plural so what do u think about it?i would like to know yo opinion
Anonymous:
Some nouns are only used as plurals, such as scissors, tongs, bellows, spectacles, pincers, as well as trousers as you have mentioned.
Anonymous:
yeap you re utterly right...trousers re plural nouns..they have mixed:)
Anonymous:
of course trousers are countable. Trousers are just never in singular.
Trousers are not countable. Pairs of trousers are.
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