In day to day usage we are used to make some common mistakes that is remarkable to the known person but we do not figure it out. Today I am going to reveal such common errors with it’s correct usage.
He gave me good advices
He gave me good advice
He gave me many advices.
He gave me lots of advice / He gave me many pieces of advice.
I sold my furnitures.
I sold my furniture
He bought some furnitures.
He bout some furniture / He bought some pieces of furniture.
Note:- Advice, Furniture, and information are uncountable nouns. These all can not be made plural and we can not use a/an article before it.
Our children need some educations.
Our children need some education.
I need some new equipments.
I need some new equipment.
I took some foods to eat.
I took some food to eat.
I need some cardboards.
I need some cardboard.
Note:- Education, equipment, foods and cardboard are uncountable nouns. For food we can use a lot of food.
Did you buy fruits today?
Did you buy fruit today?
Th news are bad today
The new is bad today/ I heard some bad pieces of news today
Two peoples were in the garden.
Two people were in the garden.
Note:- Fruit (meaning banana, apples, etc) is often uncountable. Fruits mean reward (Enjoy the fruits of your hard work). News is a singular and uncountable noun. People are already plural we should not add -s. But when it implies for “nation”. it is considered as a singular and then we can make it plural by adding -s. Like the peoples (=nations) of India.