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    Default Need advise on Singular and Plural, thanks teachers!

    With words like Fruit and Vegetable, do we put "s" after them?


    For example, if I want to get people to guess a riddle by writing:


    It feels heavy.
    It looks like ( a kind of fruit or fruit or fruits????????)
    It tastes juicy.

    Guess a kind of (fruit or fruits?????)

    If I want people to guess other riddles by giving clues such as:

    Guess a kind of (dessert or desserts????)
    (Vegetable or vegetables????)



    Thanks for helping, teachers! ^o^

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    It looks like a fruit.

    Guess which kind\sort of fruit it is.

    Vegetable is often used in the plural, but would be singular here too.

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    Thank you, teacher Tdol! ^o^

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    The phrase a kind of will always take a singular noun. In such an instance you are talking about a general category.

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