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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Count and Non-Count Nouns

 
 

Examples sentences using count and non-count nouns:

Sentence

Count and Non-count Nouns

I have coffee and one egg for breakfast.

count noun: one egg
non-count noun: coffee

I have coffee and two eggs for breakfast.

count noun: two eggs
non-count noun: coffee

I have a cup of coffee and two eggs for breakfast.

count noun: a cup of coffee; two eggs

I have two cups of coffee and an egg for breakfast.

count noun: two cups of coffee; an egg

John needs gas for his car.

non-count noun: gas

John needs five gallons of gas for his car.

count noun: five gallons of gas