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Monday, February 27, 2012



9)Some nouns may take plural forms.But when they make compound adjective and indicate some quantity or number,they will be singular and the following singular adjectives will be used before the compound adjective .i.e.a,an,one,this,that etc.For example:- a ten year boy,a five foot scale,a one taka note etc.

10)All fractions/portions are always plural except one part of the portion/fraction i.e.
Two thirds of the work.Three fives of the mango etc.

11)Length or quantity will be always in singular i.e. Fifty miles,Two months etc.

12)The name of any country /book will be in singular i.e.Great Expectations,The United State of  America etc.

13)If word means news or expectation or promise in a sentence, word will be in singular.

14)If a singular noun is used after lots/a lot/heaps/half,the verb after this noun will be singular and if a plural noun is used after lots/a lot/heaps/half,the verb after this noun will be plural.

15)More than one is always used in singular;so,the verb after it will be singular.If there are two/three after more than ,the verb will be plural.

16)If the same noun are linked with/by/to/after,they will be singular i.e.Day after day.

17)There is no plural form of any adjective.But if definite article "the" is used before an adjective,it will be a plural common noun and the verb after it will be plural.

18) Earlier 's is added after letter and figure to make them plural.Now-a-days '(apostropy) is not used in plural form.

19)Hunting birds or animals are used to indicate collective meaning,they will be plurals.

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