Plural nouns

When you are talking about two or more people, animals, places, or things, use plural nouns. Most nouns are made plural by adding -s at the end.


Egg
Eggs
Doll
Dolls
Pen
Pens

Some plural nouns end in -es.
When the last letters of singular nouns are ch, sh, s, ss or x, you usually add -es to form the plural.


Box
Boxes
Bus
Buses
Beach
Beaches

Some plural nouns end in -ies.
Nouns like these are made plural by changing y to i, and adding -es.


Baby
Babies
Puppy
Puppies
Story
Stories

What if there is a vowel before the y?
In that case, add -s to form the plural.


Toy
Toys
Monkey
Monkeys
Day
Days