Nalini S.

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What does not belong soup, hamburgers, spaghetti, coffee, orange juice

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Olya T. answered • 8d

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Jenny W.

But "I" can order more than one. 🤔Is it as simple as plural or not?
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Olya T.

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Yes, you have two orders of soup. Soup is a collective noun. You can have two orders of milk. (Milk is another collective noun.) Usually, we say two bowls of soup or two glasses of milk.
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Olya T.

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We would not say "two spaghettis," but two orders of spaghetti or two portions of spaghetti. We can say "I ate two hamburgers." Or "I ate a hamburger."
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Olya T.

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We are talking about the difference between regular nouns (hamburger) that have a singular and plural form and collective nouns that do not change in the plural. (Other examples are water and air. )
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Jenny W.

That makes sense! Thanks for responding.
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Olya T.

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Sure :)
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