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KISS Grammar Exercises Based on
Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
Number - 
Irregular Plurals

The Railway
(1872-73)

by
Edouard Manet 
(1832-1883) 

     Many nouns form their plurals irregularly. There is no better way to learn these forms than to study them one by one. A few are given below. Study them so that you will be able to give the plural when you hear the singular, or the reverse.
 
Singular Plural   Singular Plural
ox

mouse

goose

man

woman

child

tooth

oxen

mice

geese

men

women

children

teeth

  foot

penny

cow

brother

die

cherub

seraph

feet

pennies or pence

cows or kine

bothers or brethren

dies or dice

cherubs or cherubim

seraphs or seraphim



     Select five of the words in the list above and write two sentences for each. In one sentence, use the noun in the singular. In the second sentence, use it in the plural.