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Collective nouns [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2007, 13:03
When collective nouns are used to represent a number of collections, they are plural.

A collective noun example is Family. When they say a number of collections, are they implying families?
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Jul 2007, 12:53
they imply each individual of the family separately.
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