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    Default train time or train times

    We will be happy to give you up-to-date information on bus and train _______.
    A. time B. times

    I thought time is uncountable like in "arrival time, departure time, closing time". So I choose A.

    Am I right?

    Thanks

    Jason

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    Default Re: train time or train times

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    We will be happy to give you up-to-date information on bus and train _______.
    A. time B. times

    I thought time is uncountable like in "arrival time, departure time, closing time". So I choose A.

    Am I right?

    Thanks

    Jason
    No, B is correct.

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    Default Re: train time or train times

    In this case they are talking about a list of different times at which the trains come and go. So there is more than one "time" that you can catch the train. So it is plural in this sense.

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    Default Re: train time or train times

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    In this case they are talking about a list of different times at which the trains come and go. So there is more than one "time" that you can catch the train. So it is plural in this sense.
    Im not a teacher but I agree with this :)

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    Default Re: train time or train times

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    I thought time is uncountable like in "arrival time, departure time, closing time". So I choose A.

    Am I right?
    Time can be countable- many nouns can be both countable and uncountable.

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