Amount, Number

Use amount for things that cannot be counted and number for things that can be counted: This amount of water is enough to fill a number of bottles.

The culprit is amount. Some might incorrectly say "a large amount of bottles," but no one would say "a large number of water."



Confusing Words and Homonyms

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