, if you have to refer to a group of keys, then you should only say “ a bunch of keys”, because the collective noun ‘ bunch’, meaning same as the word ‘group’, matches only with the plural noun ‘keys’. So it is better to say ‘ A bunch of keys’ than ‘ A group of keys’. Likewise it is correct to say as follows,
A herd of cattle.
A fleet of ships.
A brood of hens etc…
Whenever a subordinate clause begins with ‘If,’ then the subordinate clause, either denoting a condition or an imagination, can be called as an If clause.
Nominative case A noun used as the subject in a sentence is said to be in Nominative case. To get the nominative case from a sentence, just ask the question Who? Eg:-Rakesh called her. When ask the question Who?, we get the subject of the sentence Rakesh as answer. So […]
1. Masculine Gender. Noun denoting a male human being or animal or bird etc. Eg: Boy, Lion, Pea cock, etc.. Feminine Gender Noun denoting a female human being or animal or bird etc… Eg: Girl, Lioness, Pea hen, etc…. Neuter Gender Noun that is neither male nor female. Or Nouns without life. Eg: Table, […]
Nouns are classified into different kinds. Proper Noun Denoting the name of some particular persons, places or things. Eg; Martin, Mary, Delhi, Beijing, Samsung, etc… Common Noun Denoting a name common to every person, place or thing of the same class or kind. Eg ; Boy, Girl, School, College, Television, etc…. […]
We know that a group of letters giving a meaning is called a word. Eg; chair, Australia, Jancy, she, good, study, well, on, and, Alas etc… And we also know that a sentence or a clause or a phrase is made by a group of words. This topic states that these words are categorized in […]
Clause A part of a sentence having a subject and a finite verb ( that means a verb with a particular tense form) is known as a clause. To understand it, look at the following sentence ; Many of the students promised that they had done the home work when asked by their teacher. In […]
A sentence having one main clause and one or more sub-ordinate clauses is known as complex sentence. If both the main clause and sub-ordinate clause have objects, its voice can be changed, as done in assertive sentences. And also understand that a complex sentence may have opposite voices in their clauses. If the main […]
Before going to the exercise, let’s understand imperative sentences once more. To study Voices, imperative sentences are divided into Positive meaning and Negative meaning. Each is further divided into 2 types, as shown below. Positive meaning I type Av–> V + O eg: Clean the room Pv–> Let + O + be + V3 eg: […]