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“Product list” vs “Products list”

I have a page with list of products. What is the correct name for this page? Product list or Products list And What's difference?
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1answer
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a 3-hour trip to work--determining the part of speech of “round trip”

I am wondering whether the following forms are all okay: It was a 3-hour round trip to work. It was 3 hours' round trip to work. It was 3 hours round trip to work. I'm sure #1 is correct. What about ...
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1answer
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“Seventeen days' notice” versus “seventeen day's notice” [duplicate]

Even in those days, this was incredibly rude! Giving the President of your country only seventeen days'' notice before making a speech, especially as he wasn’t top of the bill, would be unthinkable ...
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2answers
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Difference between ten minute walk and ten minutes' walk, [duplicate]

What is the difference between ten minute walk and ten minutes' walk, are they the same?
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1answer
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college admissions tests - why is “admissions” in the plural?

That's what I saw on the front cover of a textbook entitled "Grammar Essentials for Dummies" (the words are at the very bottom of the cover). I just can't understand why the word admissions ends in s. ...
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1answer
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Why do the nouns in these phrases have -s?

I have some questions related to these phrases admissions policy; materials design/writing Why do "admissions" and "materials" have -s? Shouldn't they be in the singular form because they stand ...
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1answer
212 views

Is a possessive apostrophe required after minutes in “After a few minutes' use…”?

Wondering if a possessive apostrophe is correct after 'minutes' in the sentence: "After a few minutes' use, the hairdryer stopped working."? I know it's correct to have one in the sentence "In a few ...
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4answers
24k views

How do you use plural or singular form of an adjective?

So I was taught that you should almost always use singular form of an adjective instead of plural form. But recently, I've seen people using plural form and it sounds quite weird and I don't know if ...
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2answers
150k views

“a ten years old boy” or “a ten year old boy”

1) a ten years old boy is sitting on the couch. 2) a ten year old boy is sitting on the couch. 3) a ten-years old boy is sitting on the couch. 4) a ten-year old boy is sitting on the ...
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1answer
8k views

Which one is right? 30 days or 30 day [duplicate]

I thought '30-day' and '30 days' are right. But, when I typed 30 days plank challenge, all subject was written as 30 day. Can I use 30 day instead of 30 days? It's tricky! Please help me.
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3answers
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should use singular or plural with numbers ? 5 years experienced or 5 year experienced? [duplicate]

Being a student of English language I'm confuse should I use singular or plural with number greater then 1? For example, please consider and guide if I'm wrong in my use: I'm a 5 years ...
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3answers
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is “release date” grammatically correct?

Why I always heard something like "Iphone release date and price unveiled". shouldn't it be be released by someone? (iphone can't release anything itself as a lifeless object) I look up some the ...