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COLLECTIVE NOUNS

Posted on April 30, 2011 by englishstudio

1.Daftar kata di bawah ini termasuk collective nouns dan biasanya berbentuk singular atau tunggal. Mereka bisa berbentuk plural atau jamak kalau konteks kalimatnya menunjukkan kegiatan individu dalam kelompok benda tersebut.
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congress
team
organization
family
army
club
group
crowd
government
committee
jury
majority
class
minority
public
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contoh:
The committee has met regularly
The crowd was wild with excitement
**majority bisa tunggal atau jamak
contoh:
the majority believes that we are in no danger
the majority of the students believe him to be innocent

2.Berikut ini daftar collective noun yang digunakan untuk menunjukkan kelompok binatang tertentu. Artinya sama dengan group dan dianggap tunggal
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flock of birds
herd of cattle
pack of dogs
flock of sheep
school of fish
pride of lions
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contoh:
The flock of birds is circling overhead
The herd of cattle is breaking away
A school of fish is being attacked by sharks

3. Collective nouns untuk waktu, uang dan ukuran yang menunjukkan keseluruhan dianggap tunggal

contoh:
Twenty-five dollars is too much to pay for that shirt.
Fifty minutes isn’t enough time to finish this test.
Twenty dollars is all I can afford to pay for that book.
Two miles is too much to run in one day
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