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Hi there!

Could you please explain me the difference in use bt 'money' and 'monies' and 'food' and 'foods'. Any examples would be useful.

Many thanks!
Sylvia
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[OED] Jewish people often use "monies" to mean "sums of money".
(EX) "Shylock, we would have monies" - you say so. [Shakespeare]
(EX) "O", said the Jew, "you are come to pay monies".[Scot]

"Foods" are used to mean various kinds of food.
(EX) You have to know how much various foods will affect your waistline.

paco
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Money and food are uncountable noun, therefore, "monies" and "foods" are grammaticallywrong.
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Yohooo8Money and food are uncountable noun, therefore, "monies" and "foods" are grammaticallywrong.
Thanx Yohooo8, but I've seen these words in official reports, is there not sth like foods - it means different kind of food, and monies mean funds, resources... not sure
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