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Rewrite the following sentences making them plural.
1. The child asks for a toy hippopotamus. 1. The children ask for toy hippopotamuses/hippopotami.
2. The baby cries; but its mother is missing. 2. The babies cry; but their mothers are missing.
3. I look up, and a leaf falls from a branch and lands on my head. 3. We look up, and leaves fall from branches and land on our heads.
4.The lady uses a knife to cut a potato and a chilli. 4. The ladies use knives to cut potatoes and chillies/chilies.
5. The man is sure a mouse bit his foot while he was asleep. 5. The men are sure mice bit their feet while they were asleep.
6. I took this photo of an ox that is not mine. 6. We took these photos of oxen that are not ours.
7. That goose belongs to his wife. 7. Those geese belongto their wives.
8. My loaf of bread is enough to feed the fish. 8. Our loaves of bread are enough to feed the fishes.
9. His lorry nearly collided with the boy's bicycle. 9. Their lorries nearly collided with the boys' bicycles.
10. He lost a tooth in a fight with a bully. 10. They lost teeth in fights with bullies.
11. A passerby stops to watch a dwarf performs a dance. 11. Passersby stop towatch dwarfs perform dances.
12. She likes to cook spicy octopus with tomato. 12. They like to cook spicy octopuses with tomatoes.
13. My mother-in-law owns a buffalo. 13. Our mothers-in-law own buffaloes.
14. The trio has been playing a piano for an hour. 14. The trios have been playing pianos for hours.
15. The child's pet is a gold fish. 15. The children's pets are gold fish.
16. Thetribal chief tells his wife to learn mathematics. 16. The tribal chiefs tell their wives to learn mathematics.
17. The farmer has sheep, deer and a rhinoceros on his farm. 17. The farmers have sheep, deer and rhinoceroses on their farms.
18. He has a tattoo of a beauty on his arm. 18. They have tattoos of beauties on their arms.
19. He uses a lasso to catch an elephant calf. 19. They use lassos tocatch elephant calves.
20. The life of a fly and a mosquito is rather short.
THERE IS THERE ARE:
For each sentence, choose the best word or phrase to complete the gap from the choices below.
1. In our living room ……….. …. four chairs and a table. We have breakfast there every morning
2. In our class we have students from Italy, Spain and Saudi Arabia but………….   no students from France
3.In our school, every Friday………….   a 'Conversation Club' in the afternoon after lunch
4. On Wednesday morning …………….  two students absent from our class
5. Please look in the teachers' room…………...   any teachers in the teachers' room right now?
6. I don't like the garden in winter time…………..   any flowers. The only colour is green.
7. Excuse me………….   a student called Andreas in this class?8. When I was at school   ………………..any computers. But now every school has many computers
9. This morning there is water on the ground everywhere. I think ………………  a lot of rain last night
10. I can't have a cup of coffee this morning. ………….  no black coffee in the coffee machine and I don't like coffee with milk.
11. Why …………..  empty beer cans and wine bottles in the classroom this morning? Didsomebody have a party in here yesterday?
12. Are there any students in the school from Switzerland? Yes, ……………  one in class G and two in class A.

Countable or uncountables

1. I don't like black coffee. I usually have it with…………………   .
2. The recetionist at the front desk gave me two…………………..
3. My cousin is very beautiful. She has green eyes and…………………
4. I went shopping last weekendand I bought………………………..
5…………………have you got in the bank? Is it enough to buy a house?
6. On Saturday, my friend Paul went fishing and he caught……………………….
7. What would you like in your sandwich? - I'll have ………………  , lettuce and mayonnaise
8. Can I borrow ……………  from you? I've left mine at home and I want to write some notes
9. How many……………….   did the teacher give us today? He always...
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