Nouns (Irregular Plural) 01
'I keep several mice and this is the bravest mouse that I own'. Note that 'mice' is a collective noun for 'mouse'.

Nouns (Irregular Plural) 01

Wolves, lives and thieves are examples of irregular plural nouns. Some nouns have irregular plurals which don't follow any rules! It's all part of the rich tapestry of English. You'd look silly if you said you had two foots at the end of your legs!

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  1. Find the plural for the following word.
    Die (a cube showing your 'snakes and ladders' score!)
    One cube is a 'die' although we usually say 'dice'
  2. Find the plural for the following word.
    Tooth
    But the plural of 'booth' is 'booths'
  3. Find the plural for the following word.
    Foot
    But the plural of 'boot' is 'boots'
  4. Find the plural for the following word.
    Mouse
    Mouse's' means 'belonging to a mouse'!
  5. Find the plural for the following word.
    Gentleman
    Because the plural of 'man' is 'men'
  6. Find the plural for the following word.
    Child
    Not 'childs'!
  7. Find the plural for the following word.
    Ox
    But the plural of 'fox' is 'foxes'
  8. Find the plural for the following word.
    Goose
    But 'moose' and 'papoose' are the same singular/plural
  9. Find the plural for the following word.
    Woman
    Because the plural of 'man' is 'men'
  10. Find the plural for the following word.
    Dormouse
    Because the plural of 'mouse' is 'mice'

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