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Plural of Nouns

Generally we add “s” to the singular:

egg-eggs; pear-pears; boy-boys; day-days

We add “es” to nouns ending in -s, -ss, -x, -ch, -sh, -z, -o:

bus-buses; glass-glasses; box-boxes; church-churches;

dish-dishes; buzz-buzzes; potato-potatoes

Nouns ending in consonant+ -y → –ies

library → libraries  city → cities

Nouns ending in -f/-fe → –ves:

leaf → leaves knife → knives

Irregular plurals:

man → men

woman → women

child → children

foot → feet

tooth → teeth

mouse → mice

person → people

sheep → sheep

fish → fish

Some nouns are only plural:

scissors; glasses; pyjamas; jeans; tights; shorts; trousers (BrE) / pants (AmE)

Exercises: ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT

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PLURAL, please !

These words have a pural form ! Find it !

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