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Woods vs. wood (countable vs. uncountable nouns) #1 (permalink) Sun May 07, 2006 10:03 am   Woods vs. wood (countable vs. uncountable nouns)
 

English Grammar Error, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Singular vs. Plural Nouns", question 10

We've got an open fire in our house and the great thing is to go looking for woods to put on the fire.

(a) We've got
(b) looking
(c) woods

English Grammar Error, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Singular vs. Plural Nouns", answer 10

We've got an open fire in our house and the great thing is to go looking for wood to put on the fire.

Correct entry: wood
The error was: (c) woods

You have not found the error.
We've got an open fire in our house and the great thing is to go looking out for woods to put on the fire.
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Why not wood?
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Wood #2 (permalink) Sun May 07, 2006 10:16 am   Wood
 

Hi,

Wood is the material from trees. Woods are places where trees are planted.

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