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    Question Plural of "two"

    Hi teachers!
    What's the plural of "two", "three" and "four" etc. when they are used as nouns? Should I simply add ans "s" to them or apostrophe + "s"?
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    Re: Plural of "two"

    Tow books.
    Three books.
    Five books.

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    Question Re: Plural of "two"

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil's tear View Post
    Tow books.
    Three books.
    Five books.
    You didn't get me, dear. I want to turn the word "two" into plural. Is it "twos" or "two's" as in " Four two's make eight." Is it right?
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    Re: Plural of "two"

    Yes. The animals went on board the ark in twos.
    "Say, why is everything, either at sixes or at sevens." (G&S-Pinafore)

    Except, of course:
    two's company, three's a crowd :used to indicate that two people, esp. lovers, should be left alone together.

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    Question Re: Plural of "two"

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    Yes. The animals went on board the ark in twos.
    "Say, why is everything, either at sixes or at sevens." (G&S-Pinafore)

    Except, of course:
    two's company, three's a crowd :used to indicate that two people, esp. lovers, should be left alone together.
    So my sentence should be "Four twos make eight." Am I right?
    Looking forward to the answer...
    Dawood

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    Re: Plural of "two"

    Hi,
    Yes, four twos make eight, five twos make ten etc.

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