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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #6828: Plural forms
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    Plural forms


     

     

    PLURAL

     

    REGULAR

     

    Add an '-s'

     

    A car -> two cars


    IRREGULAR

     

     

     – EN- / -REN-

     

    An ox -> two oxen

    A child -> two children

     

    Different words

     

    A man -> two men

    A tooth -> two teeth

    A mouse -> two mice

     

    Y- =>IES- BUT NOT IF there a vowel before the –Y-

     

    A lady -> two ladies

    A key -> two keys

     

     –F- / –FE- => – VES-

     

    A knife -> two knives

    A leaf -> two leaves

     

    O- => –OES-

     

    A tomato -> two tomatoes

     

     –CH- / –SH- => –ES- except for nationalities

     

    A church -> two churches

    A dish -> two dishes

     

     

     

    CAN'T CHANGE

     

     

    A few words ending in –S-

     

    A means -> two means

     

    Nationalities

                                         

                                                                             A Japanese -> two Japanese

     

    Uncountable nouns

     

    +singular
    (verb)

    +plural(verb)

    +singular/plural (verb)

    Advice

    Furniture

    Hair (lorsqu'il s'agit de la chevelure)

    Information

    Luggage

    News

    Progress

    Et tous les noms de sciences en – ICS- comme – mathematics-

    Cattle

    Glasses

    Goods

    People

    Police

    Pyjamas

    Shorts

    Scissors

    trousers

    Aircraft

    Deer

    Sheep


     

     

     

    COMPOUND WORDS

     

     

    The last word is in the plural form

     

    Lorry–driver -> lorry-drivers

    Grown-up -> grown-ups

     

    EXCEPTIONS

     

     

    A passer-by / two passers-by

     

    A woman-candidate -> two women-candidates

     


    Exercise : Write the words between brackets into the plural form.






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    1. There were two young (lady) walking in the garden.
    2. I see two (dish) on the table.
    3. These two (child) are watching TV.
    4. Could you give me some (information) about your project?
    5. These (box) hurt me by falling down.
    6. My (trousers) are dirty.
    7. I can see many dead (leaf) in the garden.
    8. Your (luggage) is too heavy.
    9. The (deer) are running in the forest.
    10. I lost all my (key) this morning.
    11. I quickly need some (furniture)
    12. I would like some (potato) in my plate please.








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