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    Question My favorite + category + to be + plural?

    Hey, everyone. I am a newbie here. This is my first question.

    Would you please tell me if this structure(My favorite + category + to be + plural) can be universally applied to any countable nouns?

    For example,
    1.My favorite animal is dogs.
    2.My favorite vegetable is peas.
    3.My favorite flower is roses.
    4.My favorite insect is ants.
    And so forth

    Are all the likes of these sentences correct?
    Thank you.

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    In the first sentence "dogs" is a category, so it is not a plural in the normal sense of the word. The same goes for the rest of the sentences.

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    Re: Categories

    It is probably more normal to say:

    Dogs are my favorite animals.
    Peas are my favorite vegetables.
    Roses are my favorite flowers.
    Ants are my favorite insects.

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