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    Are all subjects like History, Music,Science, English are Abstract Nouns? Why?

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    Re: Abstract Nouns

    The subjects are. They don't exist in the real word. They don't have size or weight or smell (except in figurative contexts - like 'let's move on to a more weighty subject' [where 'weighty' = 'serious'])

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    PS Hint: this has been discussed here many times before. http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/se...searchid=94298
    Last edited by BobK; 14-Jul-2007 at 14:54. Reason: PS added

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