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2. Count(able) and Non-Count(able) Nouns

Nouns which can be added by counting are Countable Nouns. Apart from being common and concrete nouns these nouns are also required to be discrete. Examples are: two chairs/ spoons/ shirts/ cups/ stations/ nations/ families/ groups/ communities/ litres/ batches/ sets/ societies/ generations/ tournaments/ clubs/ climates/ rainfalls/ floors

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A noun is a word that names a Person (man/carpenter/ Mr.Satish), Place (river/ Delhi/ home), Thing (plant/ car/ bird), Activity/Process (swimming/ song/ sports), idea/concept (theory / plan / justice)

Abstract Nouns which are strictly uncountable, are sometimes modified with typical modifier-quantifier to make the Abstract Noun Phrase singular or plural.

In the following examples of Abstract Nouns, one must carefully notice the use of prepositions and type of noun which follows it, based on the meaning, type and syntax of root verbs. One such example

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