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    suicide

    Can the word suicide countable?

    For example, *which is correct?
    there are a lot of suicides
    there are a lot of suicide

    there is a suicide in the building
    there is suicide in the building


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    Re: suicide

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Can the word suicide countable?

    For example, *which is correct?
    there are a lot of suicides
    there are a lot of suicide

    there is a suicide in the building
    there is suicide in the building
    It can be countable [individual suicide(s)] or uncountable [suicide as a general topic]


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    Re: suicide

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Can the word suicide ___?___ countable?
    What's needed, ESLs?

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