Find the correct plural

Most nouns in English have both singular and plural forms, and the plural is usually formed by adding “-s” to the singular. Most nouns in English have both singular and plural forms, and the plural is usually formed by adding “-s” to the singular.

How to form the plural

Noun ending Forming the plural Example
s, x, ch or sh Add -es boss ⇒ bosses
tax ⇒ taxes
bush ⇒ bushes
consonant + y Change y to i then add -es baby ⇒babies
candy ⇒candies
curry ⇒ curries
most others Add -s cat ⇒ cats
face ⇒ faces
day ⇒ days

When you are sure that you understand the lesson, try to find the correct plural.

dog
dogs
CORRECT!
doges
doggies

fox
foxes
CORRECT!
foxs
foxies

puppy
puppies
CORRECT!
puppyes
puppys

key
keys
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keyes
keyies

bone
bones
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bonies
bons

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