Could you please provide examples of the words where the word can both be a physical object and a concept or both an object and substance. like chicken (I love chicken (substance) . The chicken in my garden is my friend's (object ) (like theatre She studies theatre (concept) The Moscow theatre is very beautiful (buidling).It's very important, because the choice of an article depends on it.


object/substance {bounded/unbounded}

A lot of foods go in this category.

cake, pie, pizza, hamburger


A lot of "tion/sion" words go in this category.

construction, division, operation



White House, Kremlin, Brussels, Downing Street 10, etc.

If the usage of those noun phrases mean the state power (administration), then it is called metonymy.

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