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    Fish ball is a street snack in Hong Kong? Fish balls are a street snack in Hong Kong?

    Hi everyone,

    Is is true that for countable nouns we should either add an article "a/an/the" or change it to plural form?
    Which of the following sentences is/are correct?

    1. Fish ball is a street snack in Hong Kong.
    2. Fish balls are a street snack in Hong Kong.
    3. A fish ball is a street snack in Hong Kong.
    4. The fish ball a street snack in Hong Kong.

    Thank you!

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    Re: Fish ball is a street snack in Hong Kong? Fish balls are a street snack in Hong K

    I assume that you buy and eat several of these delicacies at a time. If so, only #2 is natural.
    Last edited by 5jj; 10-Mar-2014 at 10:57.

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    Re: Fish ball is a street snack in Hong Kong? Fish balls are a street snack in Hong K

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    ...eat several of these delicacies at at time.
    Do you mean "at a time"?

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    Re: Fish ball is a street snack in Hong Kong? Fish balls are a street snack in Hong K

    Yes. It was a typo, now corrected. Sorry.

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