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    Her arm is in plaster

    Hello!

    Could you please explain to me, why don't we need an article before "plaster" word in the following sentence:

    [Jane has broken her arm.] Her arm is in plaster.

    Thanks!

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    Re: Her arm is in plaster

    Plaster​ in that sense is uncountable.

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    Re: Her arm is in plaster

    In Ame, we would say the arm is "in a cast."

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