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Some plural words

Plural of:

Some words and phrases seem to confuse people when it comes to making them plural. Here are some of the most often confused.

mother-in-law: mothers-in-law NOT mother-in-laws (this goes for any in-law)

car of tomorrow- cars of tomorrow NOT car of tomorrows – NASCAR announcers drive me crazy with this one

passerby: passersby NOT passerbyers

doctors’ office: when referring to an office with more than one doctor. First you make doctor plural (doctors) then show possession by adding ” ‘ ” (doctors’). This applies to any noun. boys’ club, dogs’ dish but you must be referring to more than one boy, dog, doctor etc.


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