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Which one is correct stuff or stuffs?
“Stuff” is a collective noun, but “stuffs” would probably be understood to mean distinctly separated groups of stuff. “Stuffs” as a noun is incorrect. The reason it is different from other collective nouns is because it is also a mass noun.
Which is correct lot of or lots of?
We use a lot of and lots of in informal styles. Lots of is more informal than a lot of. A lot of and lots of can both be used with plural countable nouns and with singular uncountable nouns for affirmatives, negatives, and questions: We’ve got lots of things to do.
Is there a plural for stuff?
Stuffs is the plural of stuff. So, stuffs are more than one collection of things. However, stuff is also more than one collection of things. You will probably hear stuff used more often than stuffs.
When use a lot of or a lot?
A lot of and lots of can both be used with plural countable nouns and with singular uncountable nouns for affirmatives, negatives, and questions: We’ve got lots of things to do. That’s a lot of money. There weren’t a lot of choices.
Which is correct foodstuff or foodstuffs?
‘Foodstuffs’ (yes, plural) is restricted in use – it’s more a business term, and would probably be used for different products that food companies supply to supermarkets.
Is these stuff correct?
“These” is the plural of “this.” It is used only with plural nouns. Therefore, “this stuff.”
Is it lots more or lot more?
Is it grammatically correct to say “a lot more”? – Quora. “A lot more” is informal. It has the advantage that it can be used both with things that are counted and with things that are measured. “Much more” and “many more” are formal alternatives but they are used with measurable things or counted things respectively.
Is stuff formal or informal?
Stuff is one of the most common nouns in speaking. It is more informal than thing. It is not at all common in writing. Stuff is an uncountable noun.
Are lots correct?
are correct. a lot of (3 separate words) and lots of, (two separate words) mean the same thing, and we use them before nouns to mean ‘a large number or amount of’. We never write ‘alot of’ or ‘a lots of’.
Is it correct to say food stuffs?
Is foodstuffs singular or plural?
foodstuff Definitions and Synonyms
Is it “a lot of stuff to do or lots of stuff?
Both are used with countable and uncountable nouns to express a large amount or number; however, it makes more sense to use “a lot of” with uncountable nouns, and “lots of” with countable nouns. Hence, the correct version would be “a lot of stuff to do”. Neither!
Is it correct to say stuffs?
“Stuffs” as a noun is incorrect. The reason it is different from other collective nouns is because it is also a mass noun. Words like rice, water, smoke, and cement are all mass nouns (or uncountable nouns). You could say “several piles of stuff” to make it plural, but not “several stuffs.”
How do you pluralize the word stuff?
“Stuff” is an uncountable noun, like “exhaustion,” or “money”. English speaking people do not pluralize it. “A lots of” makes no sense at all, because “lots” is a plural noun paired with a singular article. The correct colloquial expressions are “a lot of” and “lots of”.
Is ‘stuffs’ a noun or noun?
Stuffs is not considered correct English as a noun. It doesn’t seem to have utility since it is covered by “stuff”.