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    work

    work is a mass noun so no s is correct but i saw the following


    all your works will be repaid
    all your work will be repaid

    which one is correct?

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    Re: work

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    work is a mass noun so no s is correct but i saw the following


    all your works will be repaid
    all your work will be repaid

    which one is correct?
    The noun word is countable and uncountable. It depends on the context:

    e.g. All your works will be repaid.
    Your work /Your entire work will be repaid.
    I am not sure if all can be used with the uncountable work, but I think it works.

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