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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #118475: Irregular Plural Nouns
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    Irregular Plural Nouns


    Most English nouns form their plural by adding either

     

    - s (such as in: keys, books, bells, shoes, etc) or

    - es (such as in: boxes, benches, wristwatches).

    These are plural nouns that are said to follow a regular pattern. But not all nouns agree to this standard pattern.

    They have irregular plural forms such as -- woman / women, ox / oxen, child / children.

    We could have a full lesson someday, but for now, test your knowledge by completing the sentences below.

    Fill in each space with the plural form of the noun in brackets.



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    1. One (child) is here and the other are outdoors.

    2. This (hero), Martin Luther King Jr., like so many fought for freedom.

    3. People have one (life), but a cat, it is said, has nine .

    4. I found the chapter in this (index), but not the other two .

    5. If this (mouse) is for a Macintosh, then the other are for PCs.

    6. An alpha (wolf) always fights to control other in the pack.

    7. A (bacterium) multiplies to create more in a few seconds.

    8. Only one (foot) of the chair is broken. The other are fine.

    9. The tile (roof) didn't burn, but the wooden all caught fire.

    10. The (basis) of his research is built upon the of many other researchers' work.









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