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    You should take up a/some sport

    What's the difference between a countable noun in the singular used with "a" or with "some"
    1.You should take up a sport.
    2.You should take up some sport.

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    Re: You should take up a/some sport

    As an NES but not a teacher, to me:

    1. suggests one sport.
    2. suggests potentially more thsn one sport.

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    Re: You should take up a/some sport

    Quote Originally Posted by angelene001 View Post
    What's the difference between a countable noun in the singular used with "a" or with "some"
    1.You should take up a sport.
    2.You should take up some sport.
    Not a teacher
    1. a <=> one
    2. some <=> certain, if the word after "some" is "sports" then "some" is similar to "several" (I'm not sure about the equality but they are similar).

    Again, not a teacher :)

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