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    sacrifice count/noncount noun

    hi

    is the word "sacrifice" a count noun?

    can i say "he made a huge sacrifice for me"? and also

    which one of the following is correct

    "he waved me a good bye"

    or

    he waved a good bye to me"



    thanks and appreciated

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    Re: sacrifice count/noncount noun

    Quote Originally Posted by learner110 View Post
    hi

    is the word "sacrifice" a count noun?

    can i say "he made a huge sacrifice for me"? Yes, you can say this - by saying "a sacrifice" you have made it a countable noun anyway!
    He has made many sacrifices for me.

    and also

    which one of the following is correct

    "he waved me a good bye"

    or

    he waved a good bye to me"

    Neither. He waved goodbye to me, or he waved me goodbye. Note: goodbye is one word.

    thanks and appreciated
    See above.

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