Singular of nouns in English – Exercise 2

Task No. 1179

The nouns below are all in their plural forms. Write their singular forms in the gaps.

Welcome to your Singular of nouns in English – Exercise 2

1
sheep →
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Plural form is same as Singular
2
cliffs →
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Regular so remove S
3
suitcases →
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Noun ends in E so remove S
4
houses →
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Regular so remove S
5
thieves →
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The plural changes the F to VES
6
pence →
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Irregular you just have to remember it!
7
pianos →
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Ends in O but does not add ES to make the plural
8
cities →
9
teeth →
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Irregular you just have to remember it!
10
roofs →
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Ends in two vowels plus -f, forms plural in the normal way