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    Smile What great fun or what a great fun

    Good morning, teachers.
    I know 'fun' is one of the uncountable nouns, but can I say what a great fun? Is that correct?
    Thank you!

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    Re: What great fun or what a great fun

    早安, 爸爸

    You said "fun" is uncountable. Correct. In "what a great fun", "a" would belong to "fun", but then, would it not mean that "fun" can be premodified by "a", in which case "fun" would be a countable noun?

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    Smile Re: What great fun or what a great fun

    Quote Originally Posted by polis View Post
    早安, 爸爸

    You said "fun" is uncountable. Correct. In "what a great fun", "a" would belong to "fun", but then, would it not mean that "fun" can be premodified by "a", in which case "fun" would be a countable noun?
    LOL, you shouldn't say'爸爸', which refers to dad.

    I know, but sometimes there is some special situation in which uncountable nouns can be used in plural forms or singular forms.

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    Re: What great fun or what a great fun

    "What a great fun" is incorrect.

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    Smile Re: What great fun or what a great fun

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "What a great fun" is incorrect.
    Thank you very much! Bhaisahab. You're always there when I need help.

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