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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #48277: Plural
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Plural [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Plural - Countable or Uncountable? - Plural of nouns - Plural: Nouns ending in -ff, -f, -fe - Irregular plurals - Agreement of subject and verb - Count Nouns-Proper Nouns - Dozen, Hundred , Thousand, etc.
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    Plural


    Rule :
    Add the letter 's'.

    Look at this ant please.

    There are many ants on the ground.


    It's my grammar book.

    How many grammar books do you have?..I have two grammar books


    I have a red car.

    Ann has two cars.


     

    Exceptions :

    Words ending in Consonant + '-y' => replace the y with '-ies':

    supply=>supplies

    party=>parties

     

    Words ending in 's' / 'z', add '-es':

    kiss=>kisses

    bus=>buses

    Words ending in  '-f' ou '-fe' :  -ves
    life => lives

    Words ending in -o-oes (NOT for abrviations: radios, photos).

    potato=>potatoes


    Words ending in -ch, -tch, -sh => -es

    church => churches


     

    Irregular words:

    man=>men

    woman=>women

    mouse=>mice

    child=>children


     

    Warning! These words don't change:

    One sheep         Flock of sheep

    One aircraft       Two aircraft    

     

    Greek or Latin words : the plural form in Greek / Latin

    syllabus=> syllabi

    criterion=>criteria

    hypothesis=>hypotheses

    phenomenon=>phenomena

    analysis=>analyses

    oasis=>oases

     

    EXERCISE - Find the correct plural form.





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    1. How many (table) are there in the dining room?

    2. Please, I need two kilos of (tomato).

    3. There are a lot of (student) in this house.

    4. Henry VIII had six (wife).

    5. Look! The (leaf) of that tree are falling down.

    6. My (child) are playing in the garden.

    7. All (man) are supposed to be equal.

    8. My grandfather has a flock of (sheep).

    9. Doctor Philip is talking about all the (phenomenon) that have happened during his past experience.









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