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Laminate flooring #1 (permalink) Mon Jun 06, 2011 13:36 pm   Laminate flooring
 

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ESL/EFL Test #292 "Household Items (2)", question 4

Laminate ......... is used as a floor covering and is meant to look like real wood planks. It is durable and cheaper than real hardwood flooring.

(a) painting
(b) washing
(c) additions
(d) flooring

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #292 "Household Items (2)", answer 4

Laminate flooring is used as a floor covering and is meant to look like real wood planks. It is durable and cheaper than real hardwood flooring.

Correct answer: (d) flooring

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Why there is no an article before: Laminate flooring?
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Laminate flooring #2 (permalink) Mon Jun 06, 2011 19:19 pm   Laminate flooring
 

It's uncountable.
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Laminate flooring #3 (permalink) Mon Jun 06, 2011 20:16 pm   Laminate flooring
 

Also, your sentence is a bit off, it should read: why is there no article before...
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Laminate flooring #4 (permalink) Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:27 am   Laminate flooring
 

to be a bit off=to be a little wrong?
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Laminate flooring #5 (permalink) Tue Jun 07, 2011 17:48 pm   Laminate flooring
 

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