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  • Chapter 7. Number and Gender (Cont'd...)

    Gender

    7.1 Number (cont'd...)

    Table 7.12 Different meaning in plural form.

    Singular Plural
    Colour (hue) colours (hues/flag)
    Arm (part of body) arms ( parts of body/weapon)
    Custom (habit) customs (habits/tariff)
    Manner (method) manners (methods/behavior)
    Circumstance (fact) circumstances (facts/condition)
    Spectacle (sight) spectacles (sights/eyeglass)
    Part (portion) parts (portions/ ability)
    Pain (suffering) pains (sufferings/trouble)
    Quarter (fourth part) quarters (forth parts/lodging)
    Table 7.13 Plural of pronouns.

    Singular Plural Singular Plural
    I we me us
    My our mine ours
    you you your your/yours
    He/she/it they him/her/it them
    This these that those
    his/its their/theirs myself ourselves
    This these that those
    Himself/herself/itself themselves

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