The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
1sustantivo colectivo masculinenombre colectivo masculine
- What these two would-be grammar gurus are talking about here is mass nouns, not collective nouns.
- In American usage, a collective noun takes a singular verb when it refers to the collection considered as a whole, as in The family was united on this question.
- I've always thought of elite as a collective noun - when people talk about ‘an elite,’ I assume they're referring to particular group and not simply a person who has elite characteristics.
- In the first place, it raises the issue of whether collective nouns like ‘committee’ are singular or plural, from the point of view of verb agreement as well as pronoun choice.
- Some of the questions that the students had to answer were: What is the collective noun of dolphins, the last Ms. World from India, the Roman equivalent of Lord Karthikeya and so on.
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