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    Default uncountable and countable nouns

    Hi again
    Is it right?
    fats,oils and milk.
    Can i say different types of fats , like we eat different types of fats.
    thanks



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    Yes, you can. If you're thinking anout it as a substance in general it is uncountable, but if you are thinking about butter, lard, ghee, etc, then use the plural.

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    Default Re: uncountable and countable nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by Idontn'tknow
    Hi again
    Is it right?
    fats,oils and milk.
    Can i say different types of fats , like we eat different types of fats.
    thanks



    Assalam-o-Alikum Pakistan.
    It is not wrong to say "different types of fats", but you are actually talking about "types of fat". The category is "fat" (singular) and there are different types. If you are going to pluralize "fat" then "different fats" would work just as well.

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