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    Default A light

    Hi,

    What is the rule that uncountable nouns like light take a singular form? I saw this in lyrics by Mcfly.


    Shine a light on her
    Shine a light on her
    Shine a light on her
    If anybody sees her

    Thanks.

    p/s: Is there any website that shed more light on this?

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    Default Re: A light

    Quote Originally Posted by sebayanpendam View Post
    Hi,

    What is the rule that uncountable nouns like light take a singular form? I saw this in lyrics by Mcfly.


    Shine a light on her
    Shine a light on her
    Shine a light on her
    If anybody sees her

    Thanks.

    p/s: Is there any website that shed more light on this?
    "Light" can also be a countable noun when it refers to a piece of lighting equipment.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 06-Dec-2012 at 10:30.

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