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    • Join Date: Jul 2006
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    sheep

    why sheep can also be used in an plural form and why not sheeps
    eg:- robbers came in stole away the sheep


    • Join Date: Jul 2006
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    Re: sheep

    sheep

  1. sheena55ro
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    Re: sheep

    the noun "sheep" has the same form both in the singular and in the plural. It depends on the context you use it in.

    e.g
    The sheep are in the field.[plural]
    That is the sheep I bought yesterday.[ singular]

    This is called "zero plural"
    other examples :

    1 Chinese - 2 Chinese
    1 species - 2 species


    Regards,

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