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    a nice response vs nice response

    Hi, Do I need to use a before nice response. I feel response is uncountable noun like help. So I need to drop a but I searched in google it seems I am wrong. Please help me with this.

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    Re: a nice response vs nice response

    Quote Originally Posted by gauri_agr View Post
    Hi, Do I need to use a before nice response. I feel response is uncountable noun like help. So I need to drop a but I searched in google it seems I am wrong. Please help me with this.
    "Response" is not like "help". We can have many "responses", but not many "helps".

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    Re: a nice response vs nice response

    Thank you so much. Gauri

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    Re: a nice response vs nice response

    Your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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    Re: a nice response vs nice response

    Quote Originally Posted by gauri_agr View Post
    Hi. Do I need to use "a" before "nice response"? I feel "response" is an uncountable noun like "help" so I need to drop "a" but I searched in Google and it seems I am wrong. Please help me with this.
    Please see my amendments to your post above in red. It is important that you mark out the words/phrases that you are querying in some way so that we can work out which words you are having problems with.

    You said "I feel 'response' is an uncountable noun". Why are you relying on your feelings? You can check any noun in a variety of dictionaries and you will find out if the noun is countable or uncountable. This is a great one: One Look Dictionary
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: a nice response vs nice response

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You said "I feel 'response' is an uncountable noun". Why are you relying on your feelings? You can check any noun in a variety of dictionaries and you will find out if the noun is countable or uncountable. This is a great one: One Look Dictionary
    Nice response!

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