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I like mangoes.
I like a mango.
I like the mango.
I like mango.
Among the above sentsnces,which is grammatically correct &why? please explain me.

Md.Zakaria
Bangladesh
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Here's how I see it.

1. I like mangoes. (fine)

2. I like a mango. (If there're some mangoes on the table you'd say 'I would like a mango (any mango). 'I like a mango' is unlikely.

3. I like the mango. (Again if there is just one mango on the table you'd say 'I'd like the mango' or perhaps there could be more than just one mango but you specifically point to one and say I'd like the mango (I'd like that mango).

I guess you could say I like the mango to refer to the mango tree.

4. I like mango. ( = I like mangoes.) The singular form is probably less common but I think it's grammatically correct.
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All are possible formations in appropriate contexts.
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And if you're eating a mango now, you could say I like the mango.
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Dhaka university question ,right? Lol . well thumbs up bringing it on ..cause it's quite confusing .

I like mangoes.

I like mango.

I like mangoes.

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anonymous I like mangoes.
I like a mango.
I like the mango.
I like mango.
Among the above sentsnces,which is grammatically correct &why? please explain me.
Md.Zakaria
Bangladesh

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