Our plane arrived at noon. (verb form)
The arrival of our plane was at noon. (noun form)
We departed on time. (verb form)
Our departure was on time. (noun form)
Our landing was on time. (noun form)
Landing was difficult.(gerund)
Two apples were swinging on a high branch.
Two tomatoes were on the plant.
Two leaves were on the ground.
Two roofs blew away.
Two cacti were along side of the highway.
Two deer stood by the road.
Two indices were incomplete.
Two formulas were used.
The data were received.
All the fishes in the sea ...
The mothers-in-law were chatting.
We watched the passers-by.
He earned As and Bs.
We watch the 747s take off.
Send me cc's and bcc's of your messages.
Accommodation has two c's and two m's.
Eating cakes and cookies are no-no's.
A sheep is walking on the road.
Two sheep are walking on the road.
The news is good today!
Mathematics is an important course.
The measles is a serious disease.
The police are at the door.
The cattle are coming in from the pasture.
Twenty minutes is a short time.
These twenty minutes are passing slowly
I use my laptop all day. I look up general information and (detail / details) ____.
I have learned a lot of (vocabulary/ vocabularies) ____.
Our school's soccer team won several games.
The schools' soccer teams won several games.
The class's soccer team. v. The class' soccer team. (style manual variation)
Today's news / tomorrow's weather / Sunday's newspaper.
At least three quarters of the monkeys – in the zoo – suffer from nutritional deficiencies.
The monkey – under the bananas – is hiding.
The monkeys – under the bananas – are hiding.