Why is a building called building when it is already built?

Asked by parmar.dharmendra | 29th Nov, 2015, 03:54: PM

Expert Answer:

The word building is used as a countable noun to refer to a structure with walls and a roof.
Example: I live in the third building down the lane, 
The word building is used as an uncountable noun to refer to the process of making such structures. 
Example: He started off into building and construction before opening an estate agency. 

Answered by Snehal Naik | 30th Nov, 2015, 03:01: PM

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