patricia
since knowledge is an uncountable noun, why can we say "a knowledge of English"? thx!! Why can we say "a knowledge of English"? isn't it that knowledge is an uncontable noun?? thank you!
Feb 29, 2012 10:16 AM
Answers · 2
i havnt heard this use really. but most probably here, a means a bit, at all, any.
February 29, 2012
It's a quick way of saying: He has a fair knowledge of English. Here, "knowledge" means understanding.
February 29, 2012
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Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Other), English, Japanese
Learning Language
English, Japanese