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    Default This advice / This + uncountable word

    Hello,
    As you already know, advice is an uncountable word.
    This means it's wrong to say:
    I have an advice for you.

    We also only use this when it's a singular word.
    This song is great.
    This songs are great. -> it has to be these or those

    Now the main question: Does this mean it's also wrong to say:
    Thank you for this advice!

    I know I just could write:
    Thank you for your advice!
    Or even:
    Thank you for the advice!

    However, I would like to know if it's possible with this.
    Better said: If this can generally be used with uncountable words.

    Thank you!

    Cheers!

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    Default Re: This advice / This + uncountable word

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    this can generally be used with uncountable words


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