Singular of nouns in English – Exercise 3

Task No. 1180

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 3

1
diagnoses →
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Foreign plural IS changes to ES to make plural
2
sheriffs →
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Add -s for words ending in -ff to make plural
3
criteria →
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Foreign plural A changes to ION to make plural
4
ladies →
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Y change to I and adds ES to make plural
5
shelves →
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The singles changes the F to VES to make the plural
6
heroes →
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Ends in O and adds ES to make the plural
7
boxes →
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Single ends with X so adds ES to make plural
8
oxen →
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Irregular you just have to remember it!
9
men →
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Irregular you just have to remember it!
10
days →
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There is a vowel before the Y so Y does not change to I