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plural nouns but used as singualr

13

Jun 2015

What Nouns Plural In Form But Are Used As Singular

Mathematics Statistics Economics Politics Gymnastics Mechanics Physics News Innings Rickets Gallows Summons Billiards Mumps Measles    Some examples– Mathematics is an interesting subject. This news is true. Economics is a difficult subject for me. Measles is infectious and I am sure you know it. Politics is a dirty game. Billiards is a game of rich people. India’s first innings total is a huge one.  ...

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different meaning of singular and plural nouns

10

Jun 2015

What Is The Meaning When A Noun Is Singular And When It Is Plural

There are some nouns that change their meaning when used in the plural form. Let us have a look at some of them. NOUN IN SINGULAR               MEANING NOUN IN PLURAL              MEANING Advice Counsel Advices Information or report Air Atmosphere Airs Proud behavior Authority The power to give orders Authorities Persons in power Good Nice Goods Property Iron Metal Irons Chains Force Strength Forces...

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different meaning of singular and plural nouns

10

Jun 2015

What Is The Difference In The Meaning Of The Same Nouns In Singular& Plural Forms

  Nouns in the singular forms- Advice-Counsel Air- Atmosphere Authority- The power to give orders Good- Nice or well behaved person Iron- Metal Force-Strength Content- Satisfied Work- Job Earning- Income Quarter- One-fourth Return- To come back Pain- Physical suffering Same nouns in the plural forms- Advices- Information or report Airs- Proud behavior Authorities- Persons in power Goods- Property Irons- Chains Forces- Troops Contents- Things contained...

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six types of preposition are there

06

Jun 2015

Kinds Of Preposition

There are basically six types of preposition. They are- Simple Preposition- They are short words that have an independent form. They have not been derived from any other word. They are at, by,in, for, down, over, under, of, off , on,up , with, to , till, since, through Double Preposition- Two words or preposition make this type of preposition such as- into, upon, within Compound...

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black sheep

05

Jun 2015

Black Sheep- What Does This Expression Mean

Meaning- A member of a family who has bad reputation and brings disgrace to a family. It may be referred to a person in a group also who does not behave well and bring disgrace or bad reputation for the group. Example- Jimmy is a black sheep of the family having failed   for the last two years for not taking studies seriously. Little Jack is...

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at sixes and sevens

05

Jun 2015

At Sixes And Sevens- What Does this Expression Mean

Meaning– At sixes and sevens means something very scattered, in a confused or poorly organized situation Examples- She is so careless that all her books are lying at sixes and sevens in the room Mrs John is at sixes and sevens since the death of her daughter in an accident Origin-  the phrase has been traced  to medieval guilds and Biblical quotations. The present meaning of sixes...

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red-letter-day

04

Jun 2015

What Does The Expression Red-Letter- Day Mean

The expression red-letter-day means a very important day or a memorable day which one can never forget. Example- Peter got his first job on 1st June this year. It was truly a red-letter-day for him The day I got admission to the engineering college was a red-letter-day for me   Origin- This expression originated from the practice of marking the dates of church festivals on...

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