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Thread: apple/pineapple

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    According to the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary ,apple and pineapple can be countable or uncountabe.Then are these sentences correct? Any differences in meaning?
    1a. I want six slices of (the/an) apple.
    1b. I want six slices of apple.

    2a.I like eating apple/pineapple.
    2b.I like eating apples/pineapples.

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    Re: apple/pineapple

    1a/b- both correct. The only difference is that in 1b you're not specifying which apple, just the desired fruit (apple not pear).
    2a/b Correct again. I can't see much difference. I'd probably use the plural if I ate a lot.


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