Questions tagged [pluralia-tantum]

A plurale tantum (Latin for "plural only") is a noun that appears only in the plural form and does not have a singular variant for referring to a single object, such as “pants” or “scissors”.

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"ones" substitution for plural uncountable nouns

Can you please clear it out if we can replace such nouns as "trousers, scissors" with the word "ones"or should we not? Which answer is correct? Which jeans are you going to buy? the most expensive ...