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    Hi there,
    The question I am going to ask might sound odd. But I still want to present it.
    Well! The plural form of "cloud" is "clouds". Then, can we count clouds? For example, 1 cloud or 2 cloud. I have never counted, tough.


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    Re: Cloud

    I'm not really sure what you're asking. Do you mean, when we count, can't we count them as "One cloud, two cloud" or "One cat, two cat ..." I guess you could. But as long as we know what we're doing, we count them as "One, two, three ..." not "One cloud, two couds, three clouds ..." If you wanted, you could count as "Cloud 1, Cloud 2, Cloud 3 ..." - I use capitals because here you're naming them.
    Maybe I've misunderstood. Was that the question?

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    Re: Cloud

    One cloud. Two clouds. Sometimes there are too many clouds to count.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: Cloud

    I can count five clouds here: (plus some wispy bits)


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    Re: Cloud

    UM, are you asking if "cloud" is a countable noun? The answer is yes.

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