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    Default sand/sands


    Is the word sand uncountable?
    But i see sands in sands of time.


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    Default Re: sand/sands

    Normally uncountable, 'sands' is idiomatic for 'moments' in 'the sands of time'. Of course, to a geologist there are many types of sands, also.

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