why "surveys, offers, discounts, circumstances, approaches...." are countable nouns???!!!
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Because you can count them.
How many surveys are there? Four. There are four surveys.
If you can ask how many, it's countable.
If you can ask how much, it's not countable.
How many money?
I think not.
How *much* money. That's correct.
How abstract a noun is, is irrelevant.
but How can we count 'nap'?
ex) Take a nap.
Can we count 'nap' like "one nap or two naps.."?
Or Is it just exception?
Just because it doesn't make sense to take two naps, it's still possible.
You could wake up, take a nap, then go back to bed for one more nap.
Naps are countable too.
A general rule is that if you can make it plural, it's a countable noun. Keep in mind that that's not always true, though.
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Vote Placed by Enji 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro correctly explains that countable nouns are countable - and that in general if you can make a noun singular and plural then it is countable.
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