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    Nouns

    Is "air" a concrete or absract noun?

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    Re: Nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by ehopkins
    Is "air" a concrete or absract noun?
    It's a concrete noun. It has substance.

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    Re: Nouns

    Quote Originally Posted by ehopkins
    Is "air" a concrete or absract noun?
    IMO, it can be either. The air we breathe is made of oxygen, nitrogen, etc. and is concrete, if invisible.

    An "air" could also be a melody, a bit more abstract.

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    It can also be an atmosphere (an air of gloom) and abstract.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It can also be an atmosphere (an air of gloom) and abstract.
    Also, putting on airs. :wink:

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    Airs and graces.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Airs and graces.
    More rhyming slang?

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    No, it is used for hoity-toity people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    No, it is used for hoity-toity people.
    Just checking. :wink:

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    It could easily be used as such.

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