literacy/plurals

how do we normally make the plural form of a singular nounthat endi in f or fe~?

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  1. Do you know what the plural of leaf or knife is?

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  2. The rule is to drop the -f or -fe and replace it with -ves.
    leaf > leaves
    knife > knives

    For other plural forms, you can look them up in a dictionary. It will give you the plural form of irregular nouns.

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