uncountable nouns

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hela

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6 What …… awful weather we are having ! = an
X
7 A loud …… thunder woke me up last night. = clap of / peal of
either

9 Do you really suspect ………… sabotage ? = some
X



15 A ………… abuse greeted me as I opened the door. = a flood / folley / stream of
stream of





22 It is refreshing to find such an unspoilt …… countryside. I hope ……will be preserved. = a) X / stretch of b) it
a- stretch

23 A great ……of drudgery had been done away with through labour saving devices. = deal (?)
Labourt saving devices save us a lot of effort (try washing clothes in the river)




26 There is a fair ………… of wisdom in that philosophy. = air of (?)
amount


31 Some people never do a …… of work in their lives. = stroke of / spell of
stroke



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1 Antique furniture is expensive, but you can find it cheaply in England.

4 He had …… luggage with him which I helped him to carry. = plenty of / much
He had 'much luggage' sounds wrong- we generally use 'much' in the negative. However, 'plenty of' also sounds weird because it sounds positive. I'd say 'lots of', unless I aprticularlyenjoyed lugging someone's bags around.

5 I gave him …… excellent advice about looking after the canary but of course he didn’t take ……….
= a) X / some b) IT

I'll be back later for more. ;-)
 
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