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Collective Nouns and Plural Nouns

Collective nouns are very similar to plural nouns. Plural nouns are nouns that refer to multiple people, places, or things, and they primarily (but not always) have what endings? More...
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A collective noun is a name for a group of people or things such as "family," "class," "pack," "bouquet," "pair," and "flock." Collective nouns usually take a singular verb, because they are singular in construction, but they sometimes take a plural verb.

Use a singular verb when the members of the group are acting together as a unit.

The family is driving across the country this summer.
The couple eats out once a month.
The herd usually stays together.
The jury has reached a decision.
A litter of kittens was born in the shelter.




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Collective nouns are very similar to plural nouns. Plural nouns are nouns that refer to multiple people, places, or things.
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