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Why do we sometimes use in the end of the word -es sometimes -ies while we are tolking about the plural.
 

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dukagjin said:
Why do we sometimes use in the end of the word -es sometimes -ies while we are tolking about the plural.

It takes the pace of a y (preceded by another consonant).

Examples:

Toy -toys

Granary -granaries

Why does this happen? Well, the evil people who invented the English language made it this way to confuse the poor people who wanted to learn it as a foreign language :mad: :evil: :twisted: :idea:
 

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dukagjin said:
Why do we sometimes use in the end of the word -es sometimes -ies while we are tolking about the plural.

Whooops. I just realised that I hadn't answered your whole question.

-es goes on the end when the last letter of a word is already s:

Dress - dresses.


Again, for the same aweful reason as the -ieses. Argh!
 
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