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  1. angliholic's Avatar
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    #1

    Smile thunder/thunders

    There were a lot of thunders during last night's storm.
    There was a lot of thunder during last night's storm.


    Which of the above two sounds right and why? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: thunder/thunders

    Thunder is uncountabe.
    A loud clap of thunder.
    Many distant rumbles of thunder.

    But just plain old "a lot of thunder."

    [not a teacher]

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    #3

    Re: thunder/thunders

    Thanks, Barb.

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