Quirky Collective Nouns

Quirky Collective Nouns

Quirky Collective Nouns

Date posted: May 13, 2019

A collective noun refers to a group of people, animals, or things.  Some of them are familiar such as family, class, and collection. But, some are less commonly used and sometimes unexpected.
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If a collective noun is the subject of a sentence, do you use a singular or a plural verb? Generally, a singular noun needs a singular verb. But collective nouns can be tricky. Sometimes a singular collective noun expresses a plural idea and needs a plural verb. For tips, read verb agreement with collective nouns .

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