The word "candy" is a noncount noun used for food that is mostly made of some kind of sugar.
- I have three pieces of candy.
- There was a lot of candy given out last night during Halloween.
- Candy is bad for your teeth.
- Hard candy is especially bad for your teeth.
- It’s not good to eat too much candy.
- What kind of candy do you like?
- Kids love candy!
- Here’s an assortment of candy. (assortment = many different kinds)
Here’s an assortment of candy.
The word "candy" is also used in compound nouns:
- A Snickers is a candy bar.
- We bought a bag of Twix candy bars and gave them out to kids who were trick-or-treating last night.
- During Christmas time, many people like to decorate their homes or their Christmas trees with candy canes.
- Candy Crush is a popular app for your phone.
- Candy stores sell only candy.
The word "candy" may be used in the plural form, but just remember that most people use it as a singular, noncount noun:
- Candies and sweets are popular around the holidays.
- There’s a store at our local mall that imports candies from all around the world.
November 1, 2017