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Collective Nouns

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Grammar: Collective Nouns

Definition of a collective noun.
Collective Noun Examples
  • a pride of lions (refers to a group of lions)
  • a herd of cattle (refers to a group of domestic cattle)
  • a flock of birds (refers to a group of flying birds)
  • a set of plans (refers to plans - conceptual)
  • a set of dinnerware (refers to dinnerware - inanimate object)
  • a pair of insects (refers to 2 insects)
  • a trio of chickens (refers to 3 chickens)
  • a dozen trees (refers to 12 trees)
  • a score of birds (refers to 20 birds)
  • a gross of apples (refers to 144 apples)
  • a ream of paper (refers to 500 sheets of paper)
From YOUR Teacher: Collective Nouns

A thorough knowledge of collective nouns is very important.
 
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