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Why are plural nouns used in following situations? For example, 1) Hat sections are popularly used energy absorption structures in automotives, ships, aircraft and aerospace vehicles. 2) …..black smoke that severely pollutes the air quality in cities . 3) With the development of industry, wear-resistant components gradually have gradually become the key parts of machines. Here, automotives, ships, aircraft and aerospace vehicles cities machines. Can I use them in singule form? thank you very much
Mar 10, 2011 8:54 AM
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If you use the singular form you mean only one, an example singled out. The plural form here is to indicate a general sense.
March 10, 2011
Yang
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