Mass nouns, countable vs. uncountable
countable and uncountable nouns
Sharon likes to eat an ......... a day. She likes the Granny Smith variety best. This is a count noun.
I buy beef ......... for my dog every two weeks. She likes to chew on them for hours. This is count noun.
A ..... is a count noun. We often place dishes and silverware on this when we are ready to have a meal.