Toy Collection or Toys Collection ?

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Toy Collection or Toys Collection ?

Post by rafsot » Sat May 19, 2012 9:05 pm

Hi:

Suppose I have a collection of toys.

Which of these is incorrect:

- Toy Collection, or
- Toys Collection

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Re: Toy Collection or Toys Collection ?

Post by Joe » Mon May 21, 2012 2:44 am

The correct form is:

toy collection (singular)
toy collections (plural)

The noun is "collection". The word "toy" is acting as an adjective. Adjectives in English are invariable.

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