Uncountable Nouns


Watch the uncountable nouns.

Content

Although you can say:

The contents of the book

the s here is not indicating plural, therefore you cannot use:

Edit two contents

You must rather use:

Edit two content items

Code

You cannot say:

Will we modify the codes directly?

Software source code is always written in singular:

Will we modify the code directly?

Stuff

You cannot say:

A lot of stuffs

Instead, say:

A lot of stuff

Bread

You cannot say:

Two breads

Instead, say:

Two loafs of bread

People

Three peoples

means that there are three large ethnic/tribal groups of people. Normally, you just want to say:

Three persons

Logic

You cannot say:

Lots of logics

Instead use:

A lot of logic

or

complex logic

or

much logic


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