Collective Nouns


Collective Nouns


Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns

Collective Nouns

The Collective Nouns are nouns that refer to a collection or group of things, persons or beings considered as one undivided whole. A collective noun always takes a singular verb. Mind the list of some commonly used collective nouns given below:

1. A class of students.

2. A Board of Directors.

3. An assembly of people.

4. A band of pilgrims.

5. A crowd of people.

6. A galaxy of stars.

7. A troupe of dancers, singers.

8. A pack of cards.

9. A team of players.

10. A flight of stairs.

11. A shoal of fish.

12. A bunch of keys/bananas/ flowers.

13. A flock of sheep.

14. A brace of doves.

15. A pair of scissors.

16. A bundle of sticks.

17. A mass of clouds.

18. A bunch of plantains.

19. An army of soldiers.

20. A troop of soldiers.

21. A troop of monkeys.

22. A herd of deer/cows/cattle.

23. A set of tools.

24. A platoon of soldiers.

25. A flight of birds.

26. A shower of arrows/ rain.

27. A league of nations.

28. A panel of judges.

29. A company of soldiers.

30. A congregation of worshippers.

31. A brood of chickens.

32. A cluster of islands.

33. A volley of sorrows/shots.

34. A pair of shoes.

35. A row of trees.  0 0 0


Collective Nouns

N.B.  The article ‘Collective Nouns’ originally belongs to the book ‘School English Grammar Part- II‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

Books of Composition by M. Menonimus:

  1. Advertisement Writing
  2. Amplification Writing
  3. Note Making
  4. Paragraph Writing
  5. Notice Writing
  6. Passage Comprehension
  7. The Art of Poster Writing
  8. The Art of Letter Writing
  9. Report Writing
  10. Story Writing
  11. Substance Writing
  12. School Essays Part-I
  13. School Essays Part-II
  14. School English Grammar Part-I
  15. School English Grammar Part-II..

Books on Linguistics by M. Menonimus:

  1. A Brief History of the English Language
  2. Essays on Linguistics
  3. My Imageries
  4. Felicitous Expression: Some Examples
  5. Learners’ English Dictionary

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