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Plurals



Aline Z
Brazil

Plurals
 
Do you know the plural of "starfish"? What about "fish"?
Thank you

4 Jul 2010      



aliciapc
Uruguay

the plural of fish is fish

4 Jul 2010     



Apodo
Australia

The plural of starfish is starfish.  (Starfishes is an alternative)
 
When I was at the beach I saw three starfish in a rock pool.
 
The plural of fish is fish.
 
There were lots of fish in the pond. (Fishes is an alternative - not incorrect but rarely used.)
 
 

4 Jul 2010     



edrodmedina
United States

If I īm not mistaken the plural of fish is fish if they are of the same kind. If there is a variety then you use fishes. "I saw a school of fish." "There were manykinds of fishes in the tank."

4 Jul 2010