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    some or a or any

    when tu use 'some' ? only with uncount nouns and count plural, or 'some' can be used also with count singular, e.g. some book

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    Re: some or a or any

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    when tu use 'some' ? only with uncount nouns and count plural, or 'some' can be used also with count singular, e.g. some book

    Some is a determiner that can be used with mass nouns and plural countable nouns.

    See the following examples. The use of some in the first sentence alters the meaning.


    He had some ice cream on his face. -mass noun

    He had an ice cream. - countable noun

    some money - mass/uncountable noun
    some of the money - a part of the money

    Some of the book [ a part of the book] is dirty.

    Some of the books are dirty.

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    There's also one more thing to remember - we can use some with countable singular nouns when we can't, or we don't want to, be precise:

    Sue is seeing some guy she works with.

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