Sunday, April 30, 2017

collective nouns and uncountable nouns

 collective nouns and uncountable nouns are usually treated as singular.

The demonstrative these is the plural form of this. Those is the plural form of that.

Incorrect:
Those flock of birds will be migrating soon.

Correct:
That flock of birds will be migrating soon.

Correct:
Those flocks of birds will be migrating soon.

Incorrect:
These money came from an anonymous donor.

Correct:
This money came from an anonymous donor.

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