dessert or desserts?

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koki
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dessert or desserts?

Postby koki » Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:05 pm

hello every body!

I would like to know which one is better to use in a sentence and why?

" Ice cream is a kind of desserts"
or "ice cream is a kind of dessert"

thank you!

remontika
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Re: dessert or desserts?

Postby remontika » Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:41 pm

The correct form would be:

"Ice cream is a kind of dessert."

"Desserts" is the plural of "dessert". You could say:

"My favourite desserts are ice cream, vanilla pudding, and cherry pie."

I'm getting hungry now - see you later! :-D

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Re: dessert or desserts?

Postby Gracious » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:33 am

Maybe this thread was a year ago, but I would like to help you then. The correct one you can use is, “Ice cream is a kind of dessert”, because ice cream is a singular noun so you may use also a singular adjective.


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