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    Question "Males and females" or "male and female"?

    Hi there!
    Whic sentence is correct?
    1- Angels are neither male nor female.
    2- Angels are neither males nor females.
    What are male and female? Either they are nouns or adjectives?
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    Re: "Males and females" or "male and female"?

    I would use the adjectives male/female. The words can be both nouns and adjectives.

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    Re: "Males and females" or "male and female"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I would use the adjectives male/female. The words can be both nouns and adjectives.

    hi,

    but, isn't "angels" in the plural?

    shouldn't it be "males/females" in order to match the plural?

    thanks

    jc

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    Re: "Males and females" or "male and female"?

    Not when they're adjective, which have no plural in English:
    One male worker
    Two male workers

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