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What are the correct forms with uncountable nouns

For example:

The material is steel. (are)
What is abstract? (are)
what does enterprise mean? (do)

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    . Uncountable nouns have only one form. i.e., the singular form. Examples: Gold, water, air, tea, milk, fire etc. You don’t normally use a/an before an uncountable noun.

    A list of uncountable nouns:

    a) substances: water, air, iron, paper, plastic,

    b) abstract ideas: life, progress, happiness, joy, fun, freedom, health

    c) activities: work, travel, sleep, football, help,

    d) feelings: love, hope, anger, hate, respect

    These are the most tricky ones:

    * accommodation
    * advice
    * behavior
    * business
    * cash

    * equipment
    * furniture
    * health
    * homework
    * information

    * knowledge
    * luggage
    * money
    * permission
    * rubbish

    * traffic
    * travel
    * weather
    * work
    * scenery

    Uncountable only in the plural form

    There is a group of nouns that have their meanings only in the plural form.

    For example:

    * clothes
    * contents
    * goods
    * means
    * tidings
    * outskirts
    * jeans
    * surroundings

    they are used with singular form is. do and does depends on the tense/time clause

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