Grammar Patterns

Plural nouns

The 'breakables' group

These nouns refer to things with a particular quality, or things of a particular type.
Wrap up breakables individually in newspaper and place them in packing cases, heaviest items first.
All the electronics are housed in a waterproof box.
There are just too many intangibles, too many hidden habits that might affect the player's performance.
  • basics
  • breakables
  • electronics
  • essentials
  • exotica
  • externals
  • intangibles
  • invisibles
  • nasties
  • necessaries
  • non-essentials
  • sundries
  • valuables
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