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  1. Yourjones
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    Is "stuff" countable?

    Hello,

    Can I say "I have a lot of stuffs in my backpack", and "There is only one stuff on the table, which is my phone"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Is "stuff" countable?

    I only use it uncountably.

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    Re: Is "stuff" countable?

    I have a lot of stuff in my backpack.
    There isn't a lot of stuff on the table. In fact, there is only one thing - my phone.

    As you can see, "stuff" is used uncountably.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is "stuff" countable?

    Can I say "I have a lot of stuffs in my backpack"…?
    not a teacher

    You can say, "I have a lot of different stuff in my backpack", if you want to emphasise that you have various types of things.
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