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    Is it correct

    Hi teacher,
    Is it correct to say " it will be helpful of yours, if you pass me a pen". If not! then what should be the correct sentence.
    2) can we use "plenty of" with count nouns. What other modifiers we can use both with count and uncount nouns.
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    Re: Is it correct


    It would be helpful if you could pass me a pen.

    "plenty of" works for both count and non-count nouns. For example,

    There is plenty of milk left, and there are plenty of cookies left, too.

    Note, the verb agrees in number with the noun (is . . . milk; are . . . cookies)

    All the best,

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