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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Question hair/hairs

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    Is this sentence correct: My poodle's hair is very long.

    Thanks a lot for your help.

    W

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    Re: hair/hairs

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello !


    Is this sentence correct: My poodle's hair is very long.

    Thanks a lot for your help.

    W
    (Not a teacher)
    "Hair" is uncountable in your case.

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    Question Re: hair/hairs

    Quote Originally Posted by albertino View Post
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    "Hair" is uncountable in your case.
    Thank you, Is my sentence correct then?

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    Re: hair/hairs

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Thank you, Is my sentence correct then?
    Yes, your sentence is correct.

    We only use "hairs" (countable) when we are talking about specific individual (or several) hairs.

    I found three blonde hairs on the sofa, and I don't know whose they are.
    I pulled four grey hairs out today, but I know they'll be back next week!

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