Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26260

Q.  She has bought (1) / a dozen of copies (2) / of English Grammar (3) / books. (4) / No Error (5)
- Published on 11 Jan 17

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ANSWER: 2
 
The correct expression should be - 'a dozen copies' or 'dozens of copies'.

The correct sentence should be: She has bought a dozen copies of English Grammar books.

Nouns that express measure, money, length, weight, number or counting
Foot, Thousand, Hundred, Meter, Pair, Score, Million, Year, Head, Dozen
Example:
Incorrect:Seven hundreds miles is a long distance.
Correct:Seven hundred miles is a long distance.

Incorrect:It was a ten-years project.
Correct:It was a ten-year project.

Incorrect:Three dozens eggs have been bought.
Correct:Three dozen eggs have been bought.

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