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    #1

    one piece of chair and two pieces of chair.

    1) I have received one piece of chair.
    2) I have received two pieces of chair.

    Dear teachers, please teach me which sentence is correct or both are correct.

    Thank you.

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    Re: one piece of chair and two pieces of chair.

    I would use 'a chair' and 'two chairs' in #1 and #2 respectively because 'chair' is a countable noun, but I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: one piece of chair and two pieces of chair.

    As Matthew said, a chair is a single, countable piece of furniture so "I have received a chair" and "I have received two chairs" would be correct.

    However, some furniture is delivered in pieces and you have to assemble it yourself. It is therefore possible for your idea to be conveyed by something like "I would like to make a complaint. I ordered a flatpack chair from your company but I have received only one piece of the chair I ordered. Please send me all the other pieces immediately so that I can build/make/construct my chair".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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