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Countable/Uncountable or Proper/Common?

  • August 11, 2016
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We have already spoken about the noun. Today we’ll discuss count of the nouns: the countable, and uncountable, and all their measurement.  Additionally, we’ll review the proper and common ones. As mentioned in my previous post, the difference between countable and uncountable is easy: either you can count the exact quantity or not (one table, but some sugar)….

The Noun and the Sentence

  • August 10, 2016
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Today I’d like to clarify some small details in our everyday English. We always use the following words to explain the grammar: noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, synonym, antonym, etc. Let’s define the meaning of some of them now. According to the Wikipedia, a NOUN is a word that functions as the name of some…

Proper and common noun

  • September 22, 2015
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Proper and common nouns differ in one way: capitalization. Is it a cat or is it Nibbles? Is it a country or is it the United Kingdom? Common Any person, place, thing or idea that is not capitalized is called a “common noun.” Be careful to not lump “he,” “she” and “it” into this category;…