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    Question Work and works

    Recently I have faced problem in using work and works. If I consider each worksheet as a piece (countable), can I write-
    'I am considering this as one of your best works'?

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    Re: Work and works

    I'd use 'some of your best work'.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: Work and works

    We use work countably when we're referring to a large, complete item of some kind: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is one of the most important works of Western classical music.
    I am not a teacher.

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