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    such as + singular nouns


    Americans nowadays take public transportation such as bus and subway more often.


    Why are singular nouns (bus & subway) used after "such as?"

    In the dictionary, they are listed as and teachers mention them as countable nouns.

    What do we call such a usage in terms of grammar?

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    Re: such as + singular nouns

    Where did you, get this sentence from? It sounds strange to me. I would use buses and the subway.

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