Soap

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Definition

the soap: the substance used for washing the body
noun
Soap is considered an uncountable noun, and is generally preceded by 'some' or 'any', however when referring to a bar of soap, the article 'a' can be used:

Could you get me some soap at the store? I want to wash my body and small nice.

a bar of (clover) soap: a tablet of (clover) soap
noun

Examples

  • "Employee : French Onion Soap!"
  • "Sugar 'n' Spice Soap Bar"
  • "Following your demand for payment which I received this morning, please find enclosed a transfer order for the three shipments totaling 520 Delavigne 'Sugar 'n' Spice' soap bars, with invoices dated May 2nd, 18th, and 30th."
  • "Soppy Soaps Inc."
  • "Wash them again with soap!"
  • "I remind you that your company, Soppy Soaps, owes The Delavigne Corporation a total of $178,921 for this order."
  • "I'm washing them - with soap."
  • "Wash them with soap!"

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