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    Group(s) A and B

    Students were divided in Group A and Group B.
    Do native speakers say "Groups A and B" or "Group A and B" to call these two groups? (Is "s" necessary after "Group?)

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    Re: Group(s) A and B

    Quote Originally Posted by herbivorie View Post
    Students were divided in Group A and Group B.
    Do native speakers say "Groups A and B" or "Group A and B" to call these two groups? (Is "s" necessary after "Group?)

    Thank you.
    It would be more natural to say "[The] students were divided into two groups - Group A and Group B".

    If you say "Group A and Group B", then the word is "Group". However, let's say there were four groups (A, B, C and D). You might say "Groups A and B were told to meet at 10am. Groups C and D had to meet at 3pm."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Group(s) A and B

    Quote Originally Posted by herbivorie View Post
    Students were divided in Group A and Group B.
    Do native speakers say "Groups A and B" or "Group A and B" to call these two groups? (Is "s" necessary after "Group?)
    It should be plural, but I think you might hear the singular used in speech. Group A and B would look odd in writing, though.

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