Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The furniture is still new

Some words in English are always singular in nature. Examples of them are furniture, equipment, machinery, information, and luggage. You need to add a collective noun in front of each to make it plural or do some changes. Look at the sentences below to see how this can be done.

1 The furniture here is still new.
Two pieces of the furniture were bought yesterday.

2 The machinery here is meant for printing department.
The machines were imported from Japan.

3 The equipment to the the job is complete here.
Three pieces of the equipment need polishing.

4 Information about the competition is available here.
We need some information from you to help us solve this case.

5 Luggage is to be collected here.
Two trolleys of luggage are to transported here soon.

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