What Is a Collective Noun?
What is a collective noun?
Please give some examples.
A collective noun is a singular noun that refers to a group of people or animals.
Examples: team, staff, pack.
In British English it can be used with either a singular or a plural verb.
In American English it must be used with a singular verb.
"Our team won."
"The staff is present."
"A pack of dogs wandered the streets."