Acento is an Uncountable noun?

ShirleyC1Kwiziq community member

Acento is an Uncountable noun?

Hi, is the reason for not using an indefinite article with acento that acento is an uncountable noun? Thanks, 

Shirley. 

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Shirley

Not really - the reason to drop the article is because there are some set expressions in Spanish that don't use any article as in treating that "object" , in this case "acento", as something very general. "Coger acento" is something we say often as an expression, the same way as other expressions like: tener coche (to own a car), tener trabajo (to have a job) or for example pedir cita (to book an appointment). 

All these are seeing more as prototypical/generic and tend to omit the article.

I hope it helps.

Saludos

 

Acento is an Uncountable noun?

Hi, is the reason for not using an indefinite article with acento that acento is an uncountable noun? Thanks, 

Shirley. 

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