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    fruit or fruits?

    Hello! I'm a new member here. I just want to ask when "fruit" and "fruits" are used.

    Thank you.


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    Re: fruit or fruits?

    Welcome to the forums

    An apple is a fruit [singular]
    Which fruit would you like? [singular]

    The lorry spilled its load of fruit [collective]
    We keep a bowl of fruit on the table [collective]

    The greengrocer sells fruits and vegetables. [plural]
    Apples, pears and oranges are all fruits [plural]

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    Re: fruit or fruits?

    Quote Originally Posted by bluepinky View Post
    Hello! I'm a new member here. I just want to ask when "fruit" and "fruits" are used.

    Thank you.
    The word fruit is always uncountable i.e it's used in the sigular.
    But when it's used in plural different kinds of fruits are mentioned.
    Have a look at above given examples....


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    Re: fruit or fruits?

    thanks so much. clarified.

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