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    this vs.these

    Is it correct to use "this" with uncountable words? Like "this news", "this money"?

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    Silicon Insider: How the Election Plays in the Valley - ABC News
    If that wasn't bad enough, in Silicon Valley, both Advanced Micro Devices and Applied Materials announced massive layoffs. As these two companies, giants in chips and chip equipment manufacturing, are bellwethers of the health of high tech, this news was particularly worrisome.

    BBC NEWS | Programmes | Politics Show | Does every child really matter?
    But In February 2006, Lancashire County Council announced that they would be taking the officers out of the NHS run centres. For those who have come to rely on this service, this news was devastating.

    BBC - h2g2 - How to Complain if Someone Owes You Money
    If this money is not received within 14 days I will sue you/your company through the small claims court.


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