Singular/Plural Nouns (Number) Nouns name a place, a person,
or a thing. They are classified generally in count and non-count nouns.
They have both singular and plural forms. In any kind of noun, the verb
must agree with it. In the case of non-count nouns, they use singular
and plural expressions to clearly determine their number. Examples of
these expressions are a piece of, a bar of, a lot of among many
others.Incorrect: There were three thousands of spectators watching the final match.Correct: There were three thousand spectators watching the final match.Incorrect: Ive got many homeworks to do.Correct: Ive got a lot of homework to do.Incorrect: I went shopping at CauseWay Bay yesterday and bought a trousers.Correct: I went shopping at CauseWay Bay yesterday and bought a pair of trousers.Incorrect: There are more than four million peoples in Singapore.Correct: There are more than four million people in Singapore.Incorrect: Would you give me some advices before I go to the interview.Correct: Would you give me some advice before I go to the interview.Incorrect: Typhoon Andrew has caused widespread damages to the crops.Correct: Typhoon Andrew has caused widespread damage to the crops.
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