Collective Noun For Mountains, Example Sentences

Collective Noun For Mountains, Example Sentences






The names used when talking about a group of people, mountains, animals or things are called collective noun. In order for something to be a collective, it must contain more than one thing.

For example; names such as team, mountain, group, crowd, flock, choir and committe are called collective nouns.

People who are just starting to learn English may encounter some problems in making sentences when using collective names.

This is understandable. Because collective nouns can be singular or plural depending on the context of the sentence.



  • Every morning I watch the mountain line up one after another. (“Mountain” is a singular collective name. “Watch” is a singular verb and the sentence is a singular pronoun.)
  • Today he took the mountain with his camera. (“Mountain” is a singular collective name. Sentence is the singular verb and singular pronoun.)

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