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16 Apr 2016 — Fruits

 

How would you use "fruits"?

 

Fruit and vegetable market

We're out of fruits. We have to buy some.

Select  each option and read the feedback.

 

1.

We're out of fruits. We have to buy some.

2.

We're out of fruits and vegetables. We have to buy some.

3.

The fruits of the Mediterranean are different from fruits of North America.

4.

The fruits of our labor lay before us.

5.

This tree fruits early in May.

Glossary

"fruit"  is a noncount noun that is singular in agreement.

"fruits". Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 16 Apr. 2016. <Dictionary.com http://www.dictionary.com/browse/fruits>.

Modern Language Association (MLA):
"variety". Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 16 Apr. 2016. <Dictionary.com http://www.dictionary.com/browse/variety>.

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"Fruit and Vegetable Market, Heraklion " by J Sevastopoulos. 4 Jun 2012.