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    #1

    Cool steak & french fries

    Hi,

    Are French fries countable or uncountable? 'Many french fries' or 'much french fries'?

    Same for steak: Should I say 'many steaks' or 'much steak'?

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    #2

    Re: steak & french fries

    Countable: one fry, two fries.

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    #3

    Cool Re: steak & french fries

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Countable: one fry, two fries.
    One steak, two steaks too?


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    #4

    Re: steak & french fries

    Yes.

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    #5

    Re: steak & french fries

    As you're Brazilian you're more likely to go to the USA. But in the UK 'French fries' are something you only get in fast-food outlets (and maybe in some restaurants). I've never heard an Englishman or woman in his or her own kitchen cook anything but 'chips' (also countable ).

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