three/etc chocolates

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  • e2efour

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    UK English
    Chocolates are individual pieces of chocolate and therefore countable.
    For example, He dropped the box and some of the chocolates fell out.

    I would prefer Each box contains twenty chocolates or Each box has 20 chocolates inside it.
    You would hardly refer to a bunch:confused: of chocolates.
     
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    AntiScam

    Senior Member
    Arabic
    Chocolates are individual pieces of chocolate and therefore countable.
    For example, He dropped the box and some of the chocolates fell out.

    I would prefer Each box contains twenty chocolates or Each box has 20 chocolates inside it.
    You would hardly refer to a bunch:confused: of chocolates.
    Thanks e2efour, esp. for has ... inside it.
    Your note about a bunch of chocolates left me wanting to ask about the natural English version!
     

    e2efour

    Senior Member
    UK English
    I don't know that we have a special word for several chocolates. Perhaps a handful.

    There would be no problem with a bunch of bananas or grapes.
     
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