Singulars and Plurals :
The following nouns have different meaning in the singular and the plural.
(i) Opinion offered as to what one should do
(i) The mixture of gases which surround the earth
(i) Unnatural manners or actions that are intended to make people think one is more important than one really is
(ii) Affected Manners
(iii) Commendable thing
(iv) Something that is beneficial
(ii) articles for sale
There is a large variety of consumer goods in the shops.
(i) Extent, range, a range of interest
Finance is not within the compass of this department.
(i) An instrument for drawing circles
(ii) The feeling that one admires someone or something very much
(ii) One’s polite formal greetings good wishes
Please send them my respects when you write
(i) Medicine - a laxative
(i) natural science-the science, concerned with the study of matter and natural forces
(i) a metal - an element
(ii) chain or chains to keep a prisoner from moving
(i) Strength - natural or physical power
(i) troops - the army, navy and air force of a country
In wartime, most young men join the armed forces.
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