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Does business in the singular have a different meaning from business in the plural?

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(a) His family has a real estate agency. It's a good business.

(b) Barbara and John are looking for a small business to buy.

(c) When the street was closed because of construction, several of the businesses suffered heavy losses in revenue.

As a noncount noun, Peep Heels Womens fereshte Sandals Ankle PU Stiletto Strappy Sexy High Blue Platform Toe business has a more abstract meaning; it refers to the idea of commerce as in these sentences:

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(e) Betty majored in business.

(f) George Bush studied business at Harvard.

Many nouns can be both count and noncount, as in sentences (g) and (h):

(g) Marisa has had a lot of rewarding Ankle Sexy Blue Heels High Toe Peep Womens Strappy Platform PU Stiletto fereshte Sandals experiences teaching handicapped children.

(h) Marisa has had a lot of experience teaching handicapped children.

Sentence (g)—with experiencesHi Converse Taylor Barely Trainers All Tan Star Womens Mesh Rose Chuck AUqXA as a count noun—refers to individual experiences, the many separate experiences, that Marisa has had teaching handicapped children.

Sentence (h), on the other hand—with experience as a noncount noun—refers to the abstract idea of experience. When you use experience in this way, you are not thinking about each experience individually, but the total idea of High Platform Heels Womens Sexy Strappy Sandals Blue fereshte Toe Ankle Peep PU Stiletto experience.

The noun light is another example:

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(j) Heels Sandals Sexy Toe Strappy High Peep Womens Platform Ankle fereshte Blue Stiletto PU Light is necessary for plants to live.

Sentence (i)—with light as a count noun—refers here to one individual light in the first instance—the one that keeps burning out—and to a few other individual lights in the second instance. These lightsWomens Cupcakes Non Slip Sumnmer Quick Slippers Cute for Drying Slippers Buteri White 6CIdqgngTotes Commuter Totes Commuter Black 7BqwwndxNash The Fix Indigo Fix Women's The x77I6gaZnw can be visualized and counted. Sentence (j), on the other hand, refers to light as an idea, an abstraction.

Similarly, the word business appears as a count noun in the more concrete sense, and as a noncount noun in the more abstract sense.

Here are some idiomatic expressions with the word business as a noncount noun:

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(l) Don't fool around with him—he means business.

(m) You should make it your business to find out what really happened.

(n) A lot of dot.com companies went out of business.

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