When to use FOOD and FOODS?

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food vs foods

When you talk about food in general, you say FOOD. Itโ€™s an uncountable noun:

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  • Is there any food in the fridge?

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When you talk about TYPES of FOOD, you can say FOODS:

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  • I canโ€™t eat certain foods, because Iโ€™m allergic to them.

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Learn more about words that donโ€™t normally have plural forms here:
List of Words Without Plural Form
8 Funny Idioms About Food with Examples and Explanations
50 Popular English Idioms to Sound Like a Native Speaker

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