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Singular Nouns Within Summary - Definitions

Tree

Trees

The girl fell from the tall tree.

The trees are moving in the wind.

Definition: usually tall plant with wooden stem and many large branches

Ball

Balls

Kick the ball between the posts to get a goal.

Mrs Bentley couldn't find the classroom's balls so the children could not play any sport.

Definition: a round shaped object often used for sport

Flower

Flowers

Jack gave Marcia a pink flower.

My grandmother's garden is filled with the most beautiful flowers. There is every kind you can imagine.

Definition: part of the plant which is often brightly colored; lasts a short time once removed from the plant

Milkshake

Milkshakes

Tim would like a chocolate milkshake and Olivia would like a banana milkshake.

We would like to order three vanilla milkshakes please.

Definition: sweet milk drink; shaken or blended; containing flavoring syrup; often drink includes ice-cream

Week

Weeks

We will be in Madrid for one week.

There are four weeks in one month.

Definition: period of 7 days in a row; 7 consecutive days

Snake

Snakes

There is a snake in our building! We must call the authorities.

The most venomous snakes in the world are the Inland Taipan and the Eastern Brown Snake.

Definition: an animal; reptile with long, thing body; has no arms or legs

Waiter

Waiters

The waiter is coming with our food.

We have hired four waiters for the party.

Definition: a person who serves people food and drinks in a restaurant

River

Rivers

The river is flowing heavily.

These rivers are perfect for water sports.

Definition: a large flow of water; naturally made; crosses area of land and goes into ocean, lake etc.

Cat

Cats

Our cat loves lying in the sun.

There are two neighbourhood cats who always fight outside my window at night.

Definition: a small feline animal related to lions, tigers etc.; often kept as a pet