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Example sentences for plural

It began life as a plural object pronoun and evolved into the whole enchilada: subject and object, singular and plural.
My current bugbear is use of the bare apostrophe to show possession, after something other than a plural.
Actually, because of the origin of the name, the plural form of octopus is octopods.
Even if a story is true, remember that the plural of anecdote is not data.
Languages also differ in the ways they distinguish between singular and plural nouns.
Other languages conscript the plural to perform tasks less important.
If you are speaking about generic fish the plural is fish.
There are two words and either of them can be plural or singular.
But as they say on the fora, the plural of anecdote is not data.
Interestingly, many languages have different plural affixes indicating this distinction.
Without plural words, we'd have to talk about one thing at a time.
First, you have to figure out it's not the sound-alike acronym, it's the plural of nimbus.
Plural marriage is illegal, and hardly anyone practices it.
Part of the mystery, of course, is that the causes are plural: there are many reasons why our cities are getting so much safer.
The plural of anecdote is not data, goes the saying.
It existed but in two, and in one of these there was a plural executive.
Note the plural: parents since the interaction of the parents with each other is part of the modeling process.
Recognizing and respecting past arguments and opinions seems to me to be an essential part of a plural debate.
The plural of guessing is not evidence- the plural of guessing is folk wisdom.
However, it wasn't my lit but my stat prof who said the plural of anecdote is not synonymous to data.
There is generally no need to write in the singular and the plural tense.
Students use apostrophes in irregular and plural possessives.
If you used the plural form, try using the singular form.

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