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Grammar

The following exercise is about grammar. Some words change their spelling when you write them in the plural. In this exercise, you will be presented with some nouns that all change their spelling in the plural.

Spelling rule

When the noun ends on -f or -fe in the singular, it usually ends on -ves in the plural.

Try to see if you can answer the following.


1. The plural of hoof is...

    hoofs

    hooves

2. The plural of knife is

    knives

    knifes

3. The plural of wife is...

    wives

    wifes

4. The plural of elf is...

    elfs

    elves

5. The plural of shelf is...

    shelfs

    shelves

6. The plural of shelf is...

    selves

    self

7. The plural of thief is...

    thiefs

    thieves

8. The plural of life is...

    live

    lives

9. The plural of wolf is...

    wolfs

    wolves


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