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    should light always be plural . if it's singular it would the bright thing not the things we use at home, right/

    my bike has no light on it
    my bike has no lights on it

    there is a traffic light or there is a traffic lights because there are three color lights

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    Default Re: Light

    A bike normally has two lights, so the plural makes sense. Traffic light and traffic lights are both used.

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