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Is benefit an uncountable noun?



 
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Is benefit an uncountable noun? #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 02, 2005 7:14 am   Is benefit an uncountable noun?
 

Test No. incompl/elem-14 "Computers", question 9

And just think of all the ......... you get from having one.

(a) beneficiaries
(b) benefit
(c) benefits
(d) benefited

Test No. incompl/elem-14 "Computers", answer 9

And just think of all the benefits you get from having one.

Correct answer: (c) benefits

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And just think of all the benefit you get from having one.
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Is "benefit" an uncountable noun?
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Benefits #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 02, 2005 9:53 am   Benefits
 

It can be both. In this sentence it is countable because you can list the postive qualities of a computer. As an uncountable noun it means advantage in an abstract sense.
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