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    khauff85 is offline Newbie
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    How do I know if the word is acting as count or noncount noun in a sentence?

    How do I know if the word is acting as count or noncount noun in a sentence?


    Example, the word accomplishment could act as count and noncount.


    count: One of the greatest scientific accomplishments of the century.
    noncount: A public official with a solid record of accomplishment.


    Is there any trick to know if a word is count o noncount ?

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    andrewg927 is offline Senior Member
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    Re: How do I know if the word is acting as count or noncount noun in a sentence?

    It all depends on what you intend to say. If you want to count accomplishments, then it can take a plural form. If you just want to say accomplishment as an achievable trait, then use it without the plural form.

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