Example sentences for: plural

How can you use “plural” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The use of the double plural is another old Sussex feature, as in the verse,

  • Though all are currently being used almost exclusively in plural form, they are treated as if they were singular, e.g., a bacteria, etc.

  • Utah was not allowed to enter the Union until long after it had achieved the minimum requirements for statehood (1896) because Americans at the time abhorred the Mormon practice of polygamy (called plural marriage in Latter-day English).

  • In More Foreign Treasures [XXIII,1,13], die öffentliche Hand (singular, not plural) denotes the state and the municipalities in their function as administrators and dispensers of taxes and public funds.

  • Languages with the same word for green and blue have no plural nouns or adjectives.

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