abstract noun or common noun


' The class is studying grammar' can anyone please explain that in this sentence we will consider 'grammar' as abstract or common noun....???  I feel it is common noun because it is not specified that grammar of which subject (as there are many languages in the world) but according to the book here 'grammar' is abstract noun..??? How can 'grammar' be an abstract noun...???

nouns asked Jun 09 '13 at 05:42 parneet atwal New member

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I think you are confusing abstract&concrete nouns and common&proper noun!

concrete nouns are nouns you can touch, see, hear, smell, or taste. abstract nouns are opposite.

proper nouns are nouns that is specific, which common nouns are not.

Do you understand now?

(I am a student, and I learned it freshly.)

link comment answered Jan 11 at 03:00 Luke Choi New member

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