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The directions are underline the nouns in the sentence and say if they are common, proper or collective.

1. He gave me a bunch of grapes. -underline the word bunch which is collective
2. London is on the river Thames. -underline London and Thames which are both proper
3. The family decided to clean the house.-underline the word family which is collective
4. The bill for dinner was not high. -underline the word bill which is common
5. Mrs. Kunitz is the principal of Spring Lake Elementary.-underline Mrs. Kuniak and Spring Lake Elementary which are proper nouns
6. As soon as I heard him sing, I recognized his voice. -underline the word him which is common.
7. Our team is better than theirs. -underline the word team which is collective.

Please be so kind as to let me know if I am right or wrong on the above let me know if I made any errors and if so what.

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asked by Patrick
  1. 1 - there's another noun
    2 - Thames is not the whole noun
    3 - There's another noun
    4 - There's another noun
    5 - There's another noun
    6 - him is a pronoun, not a noun. There is another noun.
    7 - correct.

    Except for "him", you are correct with the other nouns.

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    posted by Reed
  2. Hello Mr. Reed,

    So then my new answers are as follows:
    1. Underline the word boy and mall which are both common nouns
    2. Underline London which is a proper noun and then underline river Thames which is a common noun
    3. Underline the word family which is a collective noun and underline house which is a common noun
    4. Underline bill and high which are both common nouns
    5. Also underline principal which is a common noun
    6. Underline I believe sing which is a common noun
    7. You said was correct

    Please double check this for me and thank you

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    posted by Patrick

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